Special Links and downloads for the mammal section:
Checklist of Yorkshire mammals
The complete checklist of the mammals of Yorkshire can be seen by clicking here.
A fuller account of recent records of whales, dolphins and porpoises which have been sighted from Yorkshire's coasts and rivers can be seen by clicking here.
Yorkshire Mammal Group
Yorkshire Mammal Group is an affiliated society of the Yorkshire Naturalists' Union. They hold indoor meetings with guest speakers on the first Tuesday of every month from October to May in York, and a programme of field meetings throughout the year. Visit their website for more information.
Single Species Mammal Groups around Yorkshire:
Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE)
This is a partnership project between the Red Squirrel Survival Trust (RSST), Natural England (NE), the Forestry Commission (FC) and The Wildlife Trusts (TWT). It s focus is surviving red squirrel populations in Cumbria, Northumberland, County Durham and parts of the North Yorkshire Dales.
(Badger Groups) Since the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, specialist Badger groups have been set up to in conjunction with the Police and conservation organisations to monitor and protect Badger setts across Yorkshire. There are currently ten such groups:
Ryedale Badger Group Tel: 01653 695124 Email: email@example.com
Leeds Area Badger Group Tel: 0113 2812499 / 07979 075362 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wakefield District Badger Group Tel: 07939 585826 Email: email@example.com Website: www.wdco.org/Site/Wakefield-District-Badger-Group
South Yorkshire Badger Group Tel: 07722 590184 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.sybadgergroup.f9.co.uk
North Riding Badger Group Tel: 01723 366516 Email: email@example.com
Kirklees Badger Protection Group Tel: 01484 844007 or 07745 378039 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.kirkleesbadgergroup.org.uk
Harrogate and District Badger Group Tel: 077460 86960 / 077460 86961 Email: email@example.com
East Yorkshire Badger Protection Group Tel: 01723 864747 or 01964 563207 or 07746 865781 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.east-yorkshire-badgers.co.uk
Calderdale Badger Protection Group Tel: 01422 310178 Email: email@example.com Website: www.calderdalebadgergroup.co.uk
Stokesley & District Badger Group Tel: 01642 711336 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
(Bat Groups) Since the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, specialist Bat groups have been set up in conjunction with Natural England to monitor and protect Bat roost and hibernation sites across Yorkshire. Currently there are five such groups: