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The recording of the themed Zoom session on identification and survey techniques for riparian mammals (20 January), by Ann Hanson from the Yorkshire Mammal Group is now available for streaming:

Meeting Recording:

Access Passcode: h9?BgE@b

Don't forget the next Zoom Chat session on 4 Feb when Prof. Alastair Fitter will lead a discussion on Recording in Yorkshire. For details of all future meetings check the Events page.

YNU ZOOM CHAT MEETINGS take place MONTHLY on the First Friday of Each Month:

(i.e. 4 Feb 2022, 4 March 2022, 1 April)

(Note there will also be another Long YNU  Zoom Speaker Meeting on Thursday 20 Jan )

 The Zoom Chat Meeting on 4 Feb will be a discussion on Recording in Yorkshire, led by Alastair Fitter. 
For details of the this Zoom Chat meeting please visit our events page (

If you would like to give a four to ten minutes talk at a future Chat event (even if you haven't been to a meeting before) - please contact me - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  



The YNU holds two types of Zoom meetings:  Speaker Meetings and Chat Meetings:

1. Zoom Speaker Meetings 

Over Autumn and Winter The YNU is holding Zoom Speaker Meetings. The latest one was  by Clare Langrick on The Ascent of RAM: A history of technology in wildlife recording on 11th November. Visit the YNU website where there will  be a link so that you can, for a month,  watch this excellent talk.

2. YNU Zoom Chat Meetings

These include three to four  short (4-5 minute) talks and also the opportunity to meet members from across Yorkshire in small groups (breakout groups)

Our friends at Butterfly Conservation Yorkshire Branch have asked us to pass on information about their winter season of Zoom online events, which are available to all.  The talks all take place on Monday evenings, 7:30pm - 8:30pm, with upcoming topics as follows:

Monday 17th January - The Purple Emperor: An idiosyncratic species by Dennis Dell
Monday 31st January - Can butterflies find refugia from climate change? by Andy Suggitt
Monday 28th February - A moth conservation strategy for Yorkshire? by Dave Wainwright

As with the YNU monthly themed sessions, all the BCY online events are booked through Eventbrite, the link for next Monday's is here:

Further information on BCY's online events and YouTube videos of previous events can be found here: