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Welcome to the Yorkshire Naturalists Union new website

Recording Yorkshire's wildlife for over 160 years .

The Yorkshire Naturalists' Union is devoted to studying and recording Yorkshire's flora and fauna. We are an association of amateur and professional naturalists covering a wide range of aspects of natural history. We are one of the country's oldest wildlife organisations, having celebrated our 150th anniversary in 2011.

Our thanks to all the photographers who have contributed their wonderful images. Where possible, we have acknowleged them individually, but we would like to thank: Bob Thompson, Barry Warrington, Jim Horsfall, Jo Prowse, Paul Bateson, Paul Holmes, Robert Jaques, Ken Diggle. Paula Lightfoot, Mick Talbot, Petros Pete, Jenny Wheldon, Gregory Smith, John Sadlerm Mervin Nethercoat, Steve Race, Roger Key, John Bowers, Vaughan G, Sharon Flint et al

Latest News

Have you got a 'NEWS' item or a date for an 'EVENT' coming up? Don't hold back - email the details now, along with any photographs/images, to webmaster@ynu.org.uk

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    Alderman Kneeshaw...

    On Friday 12th August, the Friends of Alderman Kneeshaw Park will be welcoming families onto the...
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    YNU members with Gmail addresses Google mail has very recently strengthened their spam filters...
  • Flying Ant Day...

    Part of the BioDAR project : https://biodarproject.org/ What is the difference between an insect...
  • New Adult Caddis...

    New Adult Caddis...

    Adult caddis (Trichoptera) of Britain and Ireland: a practical guide EARLYBIRD OFFER: £16 INSTEAD...
  • The recording of...

    The recording of the themed Zoom Session held on Thursday 17 March at 7.30pm when Andy Millard,...
  • Zoom session on...

    Zoom session on...

    Our next themed Zoom Session will take place on Thursday 17 February at 7.30pm when Dr Dave...

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Some Stats From Yorkshire!

Got an interesting statistic about Yorkshire's natural world that will go on our Grid? Email it now to webmaster@ynu.org.uk.

Bird Species Recorded
Freshwater Fish Listed
Lichens recorded
Butterflies Listed
Mammals Listed
Different Leeches
Moth Species Spotted
Mosses
Reptiles & Amphibeans
Spiders
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