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Biosecurity Boss Visits Yorkshire Arboretum

Prof Alastair Fitter, Dr Helen Crews, Dr Charles Lane, Dr Julie Lane, Dr John Grimshaw, Lord Gardiner, Prof Nicola Spence, Collection Manager Jonathan Burton
Lord Gardiner of Kimble, Parliamentary…
24th May 2019 04:18 PM

Public Asked To Be Hedgehog Heroes For Wild Watch

Percy by Sheila Lodey
The Wild Watch in Nidderdale is launching ‘Hedgehog Watch’ for Hedgehog Awareness Week (5-11 May).
With some reports suggesting hedgehogs could become extinct in pockets of…
8th May 2019 06:39 PM

More Than 500 Calls From N East About Baby Birds Last Year Prompts RSPCA Advice

Blackbird fledgling
With 554 calls last year from people in the North East concerned about baby birds found away from their nest, the RSPCA explains how to tell a nestling from a fledgling.
The animal…
30th Apr 2019 02:44 PM

Beavers Arrive For Yorkshire Trial

Cath Bashforth, Yorkshire forest district ecologist and Dr Roisin Campbell-Palmer beaver expert releasing beavers at Cropton Forest. Photos by Forestry England / Sam Oakes
Forestry England has brought…
19th Apr 2019 05:11 PM

Bees' Needs: Public Urged To Support Pollinators

Five simple actions to help pollinators such as planting more bee-friendly flowers and cutting grass less often were promoted today to protect the vital contribution these insects make to our economy.
13th Apr 2019 12:30 PM

Peregrine Chicks Hatch At Malham

Long distance shot of one of this year's breeding peregrine adults at Malham taken on 19 April. Photo by Dave Dimmock
No one has seen them, but it’s certain that peregrine falcon chicks have hatched…
18th May 2019 09:05 AM

Extinction!

Richard Trinder
Editor
African Rhino. A subspecies, the western black rhino, was declared extinct in 2011
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES),…
6th May 2019 01:38 PM

A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

Steve Whitaker
Literary Correspondent
An illuminated wire sculpture of a nightingale in trees in Berkeley Square Gardens
Using the wonders of technology, Extinction Rebellion and The Nest Collective will rewild London’s Berkeley Square…
29th Apr 2019 05:13 PM

The ‘Dragons’ Awake

Martin Roberts
Dragonfly Correspondent
Blue-tailed Damselfly
Spring has finally arrived in Yorkshire and something is stirring in our ponds and streams. Not just the frogs and tadpoles; the Damselflies and Dragonflies have started to…
19th Apr 2019 04:37 PM

Mouldwarps And Mould-Hills

Tony Serjeant
Nature Correspondent
Moles on a gate on the way to Carpley Green
This week’s article is prompted by a throw-away comment made a few weeks ago in my earshot to the effect that there are more molehills this year than for…
5th Apr 2019 03:43 PM

Sand Martin Wall Streams Live

photo - Paul Harris
Nature fans have the opportunity to follow a live webcam of a Sand martin Wall at Gouthwaite reservoir in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
Sarah Kettlewell,…
8th May 2019 06:48 PM

UK’s First Tree Health Centre To Be Built At The Yorkshire Arboretum

The Yorkshire Arboretum, located near Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, has raised funds to build the UK’s first purpose-built facility to expand public awareness about the threats to our trees…
3rd May 2019 02:12 PM

Nathusius' Pipistrelle Bat - A Long Distance Migrant In Yorkshire

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Nathusius’ pipistrelle bat. Photo by Sarah Proctor

National Nathusius’ Pipistrelle Project
Nathusius’ pipistrelle (Pipistrellus nathusii) is the largest and rarest of the three pipistrelle bat…
28th Apr 2019 12:16 PM

April Bat Update

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Putting up Bat Boxes in Rodley, Leeds. Photo by Diane Wood
At this time of year, as it warms up, bats are becoming more active. They have now come out of hibernation and will be on the move, feeding…
15th Apr 2019 02:15 PM

All Things Amphibian……

Diane Wood
Wildlife Correspondent
Common toads in a breeding pond in East Yorkshire. Photo by Andy Moore
Following on from my last article, spring migration is gaining momentum. In the amphibian world, these cold-blooded vertebrates…
31st Mar 2019 08:12 PM
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