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Local project to protect Turtle Doves

A new scheme led by The North York Moors National Park Authority worth over £100,000 has secured £64,000 from National Lottery players to halt the dramatic decline in Turtle Dove numbers. Thanks to the grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), this exciting project will enable vital research and conservation work to be undertaken over […]

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Moors Conservation Award

Applications are now open for a Conservation Award, which is made biennially and recognises efforts to protect biodiversity or vernacular architecture in the North York Moors. An award of £500 is made to the winning entry, funded jointly by the North Yorkshire Moors Association and the National Park Authority. Applications are now invited from individuals, […]

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Himalayan balsam

Tackling invasive plant species

With help from Yorkshire Water, the North York Moors National Park Authority are about to commence battle with two non-native invasive plant species on the River Esk, River Seph and River Rye catchments. Yorkshire Water are kindly providing funding for the non-native invasive plant control programme, tackling Japanese knotweed and Himalayan balsam which pose a […]

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Seeking families to care for habitats

Families with children aged 4 – 14 are invited to take part in the next round of the North York Moors National Park’s Explorer Club which starts at the beginning of September. Meeting one Saturday or Sunday a month for six months, the club is a great way for families to learn about the habitats […]

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Grants for traditional boundaries‏

Farmers and landowners in the North York Moors have benefited from grants totalling £64,400 last year to plant and restore hedges and dry stone walls. The funding came from the National Park Authority’s Traditional Boundary Scheme (TBS) which was set up to assist the maintenance of these key characters of the local and national landscape […]

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