The region covers the East Riding of Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and North and North East Lincolnshire.
(10 December 2012) Tests conducted by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) have confirmed that a female hen harrier found dead by Natural England on moorland in North Yorkshire, had been shot.
(22 November 2012) The historic walled City of York is under a Viking invasion once more – but this time, it’s not bearded barbarians with horned helmets, but flocks of waxwing – a delightful bird visiting for the winter from Scandinavia. And to welcome their arrival, a unique bird-ringing project has been put in place right in the heart of York.
(9 November 2012) 2012 marks the silver jubilee of the nation’s agri-environment schemes.
(14 August 2012) A ground-breaking project underway in North Yorkshire is safeguarding the remains of an historic priory for the future and is also providing a training ground for a new generation of craftspeople to learn traditional skills.
(21 February 2014) Public access rights came into effect today over a further 13 of Natural England’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs)
(28 January 2014) A whooper swan has been nursed back to health and returned to the wild, thanks to a terrific team effort from Lower Derwent Valley National Nature Reserve staff, their volunteers and local vets.
(23 December 2013) On 27 December 2013 public access rights come into effect over six of Natural England’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs).
(14 October 2013) A research project has been carried out at St Hilda’s, a Saxon church in Ellerburn, North Yorkshire, where the resident bat population has posed problems for the building and its congregation for a number of years.
(6 September 2013) An old drystone wall near Glaisdale in North Yorkshire houses the largest number of ‘bee boles’ ever recorded in England and Scotland