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Beavers Arrive For Yorkshire Trial

Cath Bashforth, Yorkshire forest district ecologist and Dr Roisin Campbell-Palmer beaver expert releasing beavers at Cropton Forest. Photos by Forestry England / Sam Oakes
Forestry England has brought…
19th Apr 2019 05:11 PM

Mouldwarps And Mould-Hills

Tony Serjeant
Nature Correspondent
Moles on a gate on the way to Carpley Green
This week’s article is prompted by a throw-away comment made a few weeks ago in my earshot to the effect that there are more molehills this year than for…
5th Apr 2019 03:43 PM

Caring For Bats

Claire Storey
Wildlife Correspondent
In an earlier article I discussed how a bat comes into care and how you can help our bats.
This instalment describes the actual role of the bat carer.
Triage
The first thing that a bat carer does is…
28th Mar 2019 04:40 PM

Volunteers Wanted For Farmland Bird Surveys

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is looking for volunteers to boost wildlife conservation efforts by carrying out surveys of wading birds this spring.
People who come forward will…
13th Mar 2019 06:59 PM

Early Birds…..

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Dunnock. Photo by Daz
The unusually warm February we are having this year has brought about an early start to our resident birds nesting behaviour. As early as last week, I saw birds gathering twigs…
22nd Feb 2019 12:28 PM

April Bat Update

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Putting up Bat Boxes in Rodley, Leeds. Photo by Diane Wood
At this time of year, as it warms up, bats are becoming more active. They have now come out of hibernation and will be on the move, feeding…
15th Apr 2019 02:15 PM

All Things Amphibian……

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Common toads in a breeding pond in East Yorkshire. Photo by Andy Moore
Following on from my last article, spring migration is gaining momentum. In the amphibian world, these cold-blooded vertebrates…
31st Mar 2019 08:12 PM

Bat Carers - An Introduction

Claire Storey
Wildlife Correspondent
Noctule bat - photo by Claire Storey
I am thrilled to be writing my first article for Yorkshire Times nature page. I am secretary to East Yorkshire Bat Group, a licensed bat carer and volunteer bat…
17th Mar 2019 04:01 PM

Volunteers Plant 3,500 Trees

Volunteer groups in the North York Moors are planting more than 3,500 trees in six weeks, as the National Park marks the start of the government’s ‘Year of Green Action’.
Before the end of…
11th Mar 2019 09:50 AM

Bee Together For Pollinators!

Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust is calling on community groups to Bee Together and join an exciting new project to create wildflower meadows.

The programme, supported by the National Lottery…
21st Feb 2019 10:25 AM

Bees' Needs: Public Urged To Support Pollinators

Five simple actions to help pollinators such as planting more bee-friendly flowers and cutting grass less often were promoted today to protect the vital contribution these insects make to our economy.
13th Apr 2019 12:30 PM

Peregrine Falcon Viewpoint To Open

A peregrine falcon at Malham Cove, taken during the 2018 breeding season. Photo by Dave Dimmock
A viewpoint will open at Malham Cove on Friday for people to watch the world’s fastest animal, the…
29th Mar 2019 05:40 PM

Sri Lanka’s Incredible Wildlife

An award-winning team of nature documentary filmmakers, led by a Yorkshire woman, has today released an exciting new project – a first-of-its-kind film capturing the irresistible island of Sri…
14th Mar 2019 09:59 AM

Spring Migration

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Razorbills arriving at Filey Brigg. Photo by Andy Moore
Migration is the seasonal movement of a population of animals from one area to another. It is usually a response to changes in temperature,…
9th Mar 2019 09:37 AM

Thousands Of Fish Released Into Rivers In The North

The Environment Agency has released thousands of fish to give stocks a boost and encourage people to go fishing.
Thousands of young fish have been released into North East rivers to give stocks a…
15th Feb 2019 08:18 PM
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