YNU News - complete archive

Complete archive of YNU news from the website

General News

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

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

Volunteers needed for YNU stand at Leeds Birdfair

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

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.

Red Kite Newsletter Issue 18

The latest Yorkshire Red Kites newsletter has been published, detailing the results of monitoring carried out in 2016, seventeen years after the in

Yorkshire Coleoptera Atlas part 6 now available

The YNU's beetle recorder, Bob Marsh, has now produced part 6 of the Yorkshire Coleoptera Atlas.  This instalment maps the distribution in Yorkshir

YNU to support Nidderdale AONB Wild Watch Project

At the YNU Natural Sciences Forum meeting held on Saturday 5th November at Fountains Abbey in Ripon, we had a presentation about the

New website celebrates the lives of naturalists

YNU members Richard and Jim Middleton have created an excellent website which brings together biographical data for selected British naturalists. 

BTO Yorkshire announce 2017 conference date

The British Trust for Ornithology have announced that the next BTO Yorkshire Conference will take place on Saturday 18th.

YNU Birds Section adopts BirdTrack

At a specially convened meeting with the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) earlier this year, the YNU Birds Section has taken the decision to enc

New Spurn Bird Observatory now taking group bookings

Special offers for group bookings at Spurn Bird Observatory now available.

YNU welcomes new county recorders!

The YNU is delighted to welcome three new county recorders!

Rare nacreous clouds seen over Yorkshire

Several YNU members reported seeing beautiful 'mother of pearl' clouds over various parts of Yorkshire on the 1st and 2nd February.  These nacreous

YNU News - complete archive

Complete archive of YNU news from the website