YNU News - complete archive

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General News

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - September 2017

September was dominated by westerly airstreams with only one period of easterlies so coveted by birders at this time of year.

The Wild Watch launch programme of winter talks

The Wild Watch at Nidderdale AONB, an affiliated society of the YNU, have launched an excellent programme of talks for winter 2017-18.  See their f

A brief review of the surveys of Thistle Broomrape Orobanche reticulata on Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Nature reserves

Article by Phillip Whelpdale, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, 1 St Georges Place, York, YO24 1GN

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - August 2017

For many animals, August is often a classic mix of post-breeding resident species mingling with the first migrants.

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - July 2017

Waders were top of the wildlife show in North and East Yorkshire during July.

Spurn Migration Festival - special offer on The Birds of Spurn

The YNU will be exhibiting at Spurn Migration Festival on the 8th to 10th September 2017.  This packed weekend includes guided walks, workshops, gu

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - June 2017

Settled warm weather for most of the month brought a fabulous range of wildlife sightings to our region.

The Wild Watch - Free Events!

The Wild Watch project have organised a fantastic programme of free events to discover the wildlife of Nidderdale Outstanding Area of Natural Beaut

Rare lichen found at Malham Tarn Field Centre

Article and photographs by YNU member Judith Allinson

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - May 2017

A mainly dry and increasingly warm month brought many naturalists and birders out into the field leading to some great sightings.

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - April 2017

This monthly article written by Richard Baines (Yorkshire Coast Nature Wildlife Guide) is a detailed summary of scarce and rare wildlife seen by an

Turtle Dove Volunteer Surveys in North Yorkshire

And the voice of the turtle was heard in our land.

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - March 2017

This monthly article written by Richard Baines (Yorkshire Coast Nature Wildlife Guide) is a detailed summary of scarce and rare wildlife seen by an

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - February 2017

This monthly article written by Richard Baines (Yorkshire Coast Nature Wildlife Guide) is a detailed summary of scarce and rare wildlife seen by an

The water beetles of Yorkshire: an atlas

Water beetles are among the most diverse freshwater macro-invertebrates: in still waters, around half the species detected in a typical pond-net sa

Volunteers needed for YNU stand at Leeds Birdfair

The Yorkshire Naturalists' Union will be exhibiting at the Leeds Birdfair at Rodley Nat

YNU welcomes new affiliated society - Ingleborough National Nature Reserve

The Yorkshire Naturalists' Union are delighted to welcome the Natural England reserve team at Ingleborough National Nature Reserve as an affiliated

Wildlife Sightings from North and East Yorkshire - January 2017

This monthly article written by Richard Baines (Yorkshire Coast Nature Wildlife Guide) is a detailed summary of scarce and rare wildlife seen by an

New YNU recorder and new national recording scheme for leaf-mining flies

YNU member Barry Warrington has recently set up a new national recording scheme for the Agromyzidae, leaf-mining flies.

YNU News - complete archive

Complete archive of YNU news from the website