AGM and Annual Reports

YNU Annual General Meeting

The next Annual General Meeting of the Yorkshire Naturalists’ Union will be held in the Wolfson Room at the Bramall learning Centre in the Royal Horticultural Society Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate, on Saturday 18th November 2017.  Please follow this link for more information, including the agenda and booking.

The last Annual General Meeting of the Yorkshire Naturalists' Union was held in the Aislabie Suite at Fountains Abbey, Ripon, on Saturday 5th November 2016.   The minutes can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

Please click here to download a copy of the presidential address entitled "Nosterfield - searching for inspiration!" from the outgoing YNU President, Simon Warwick. 

During the Natural Sciences Forum meeting before the AGM, we had a presentation about the Heritage Lottery funded Nidderdale AONB Wild Watch project by Kelly Harmar, AONB Biodiversity Project Officer.  The YNU welcomes the opportunity to support this project.  For more information, you can download the presentation and information sheets about the Wild Watch project.

YNU members at the AGM which was held on the 5th November at the Fountains Abbey, Ripon.  Top left: group photo. Top right: outgoing YNU President Simon Warwick and new President Elect, Peter Flint.  Bottom: YNU members enjoying the autumn colours in the grounds of Fountains Abbey

Minutes of previous AGMs:

The minutes for the 2016 AGM held in Fountains Abbey are available here

The minutes for the 2015 AGM held in York are available here

The minutes of the 2014 AGM held at Malham are available here.

The minutes of the 2013 AGM held in Scarborough are available here.

YNU Annual Reports up to 2015-16 can be found on the Charity Commission website.

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