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Roosting male © Dan Lombard

Species In The Spotlight: Marbled White

  • Sun 28th Jun, 2020

The marbled white is one of the most striking of all UK butterflies. Dan Lombard Senior Ecologist at Wold Ecology celebrates one of Yorkshire’s finest species. We hope you enjoy his blog and fantastic photos.

Meadow Brown © Richard Baines

The Great Yorkshire Creature Count

  • Thu 25th Jun, 2020

At the start of June, the Wildlife Trusts across the country launched their 30 Days Wild challenge which has been engaging and inspiring people to get out and experience nature

Roseate Tern Coquet © Dan Lombard

Great News For Rosy Terns

  • Mon 8th Jun, 2020

Hot off the YCN conservation sponsorship press: In our sixth year of funding for the RSPB coquet Roseate Tern Project we have just heard our nest box number 56 was once again the first egg of the season.

Wild scenes of water and woods in North Yorkshire © Margaret Boyd

Connecting To The Natural World

  • Sun 24th May, 2020

Getting outside is a vital way of preserving and encouraging positive mental health and so is some of the best advice that I received growing up and vital advice to pass on to my children.

Sunrise on 3rd May 2020. A view from Richard's garden near York.

International Dawn Chorus Yorkshire 2020

  • Mon 4th May, 2020

If you can only do it once, then getting up an what feels like an ungodly hour, to sit outside in the cold, then do it as its one of the most magical experiences of the natural world.