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High on the priority list of Yorkshire Coast Nature is the endeavour to conduct our businesses ethically and to deliver visible gains for nature conservation through our work.  Read on to find out how your purchases from YCN make a real difference for wildlife. 

Yorkshire Nature Triangle

Yorkshire Nature Triangle

Yorkshire’s Nature Triangle is well known among local naturalists for its rich fauna and flora, but it’s a hidden gem that is now being discovered by a wider audience increasingly keen to see our spectacular British wildlife.  The Nature Triangle takes in the rugged coast and rolling Wolds of East Yorkshire, as well as the spectacular Jurassic  cliffs of North Yorkshire around Filey and Scarborough.  It includes wetlands and waterways like the Vale of Pickering and the Derwent valley, theHumber estuary and the surprising River Hull headwaters– the most...

Green Future Building

Green Future Building

Green Future Building is an independent non-profit making social enterprise, founded in 2012 to help disadvantaged young people access alternative education facilities and employment in the sustainable construction industry. YCN and Wold Ecology Ltd have supported GFB since its creation. We have used their conservation products, from nest boxes to bird hides, with great success. GFB's re-cycled plastic eco-board is a fantastic material providing flexibility of design and long-term durability.

Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

Yorkshire Naturalists' Union

1861-2011: Celebrating 150 years of recording the ever-changing flora and fauna of Yorkshire The Yorkshire Naturalists' Union  is an association of amateur and professional naturalists covering a wide range of aspects of natural history. YNU deal with the 'old' county of Yorkshire, as individuals and through our many affiliated societies, many of which are local naturalists' groups. All are welcome to attend the field meetings, training sessions and conferences throughout the county organised by the YNU (view the Events Calendar on YNU's website). The YNU...

Flamborough Bird Observatory

Flamborough Bird Observatory

Flamborough Bird Observatory (FBO), formed in 2002, is an organisation run by volunteers committed to birds and bird conservation. An important aspect of migration study is the ringing of birds. Ringing is carried out on the Head throughout the year under the control of the East Yorkshire Ringing Group, licensed by The British Trust for Ornithology.  FBO's three aims are: maintaining and retaining records for the analysis of bird migration to meet the requirements of the Bird Observatories Council; preserving and enhancing the environment of Flamborough Head within the...

East Yorkshire Ringing Group

East Yorkshire Ringing Group

The East Yorkshire Ringing Group (EYRG) was formed in 1992 by the amalgamation of the Filey and Flamborough Ringing Groups. Initially the main ringing aims were to continue with the two group practices of monitoring the migration of birds through their respective coastal sites. However, with the increasing number of trainees joining the group, it was felt other areas had to be considered during the quiet summer and winter coastal months. With this in mind and after the formation of the Forest Bird Study Group a number of sites within the forest areas to the east of Scarborough were...