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The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have just held their Great Yorkshire Creature Count on 20th and 21st June. The full results will be released on Yorkshire Day, 1st August

There are proposals for an extension to the quarry adjacent to Brockadale Nature Reserve, near Wentbridge. A hearing is to be held on the 18th of May so people are being asked to sign the petition against this major extension before then. The proposed extension is immediately adjacent to 2 flower rich ancient meadows which are home to 115+ flowering plants, of which 24 are in sharp decline in Yorkshire. To sign the petition click on the link below.

https://www.change.org/p/kirk-smeaton-quarry-extension-planning-objection-to-north-yorkshire-county-council-planning-and-regulatory-functions-committee

An exciting new partnership has formed between Natural England’s Ingleborough National Nature Reserve team, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, The University of Leeds, The United Bank of Carbon, The Woodland Trust and WWF, to develop a project to further the restoration of wildlife habitats around Ingleborough in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

For more information visit https://www.ywt.org.uk/wild-ingleborough-vision-future or https://leaf.leeds.ac.uk/projects/wild-ingleborough/