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.
(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
(30 August 2013) Each month we'll be featuring a species that you could encounter on one of our beautiful National Nature Reserves.
(1 July 2013) We run a year-round programme of family-friendly events on our National Nature Reserves.
(12 April 2013) And not a moment too soon! It’s been a long, cold winter, but it feels like spring has finally sprung as we start to welcome the new season to our National Nature Reserves.