News

Please find our latest news as well as updates on work with our partners.

  • New report links volunteering in nature with better mental health.

    Friday 13th October, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts have published a new report which examines the effects of volunteering in nature on people’s mental health, showing a positive impact on two-thirds of participants.

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  • ‘Egg-cellent’ news for the European lobster as England chooses to ban landings of egg-bearing females

    Tuesday 19th September, 2017

    European lobster

    Following a nationwide consultation on the prohibition of landing egg bearing (“berried”) lobster and crawfish in England the Government has announced that it will introduce a ban by October of this year.

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  • Survey points to success in management of declining marine habitat at Spurn

    Friday 15th September, 2017

    A recent survey of coastal seagrass beds off Spurn Point by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust reveals one of the UK’s most rapidly declining habitats could finally be on the up in Yorkshire.

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  • The Wildlife Trusts back MPs' concerns over lack of marine protection

    Tuesday 25th April, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome today’s statement on Marine Conservation Zones by the Environmental Audit Committee and urge the government to press on with protecting these special places at sea.

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  • Grant will help recruit an army to care for the Northumberland coast

    Wednesday 8th February, 2017

    Coast Care, an initiative that will recruit and train an army of volunteers to look after the North Northumberland Coastal area, has been awarded a grant of £522,600 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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  • Highlights of being a Living Seas trainee

    Friday 2nd December, 2016

    The East Yorkshire TNLs complete a beach clean at South Landing

    In September Georgia Harris tells us she was lucky enough to be selected as one of 24 young people in Yorkshire to join the Tomorrow Natural Leader’s project 2016/17. Supported by the Big Lottery Fund, the project strives to upskill and empower these young people who will in turn inspire more young people and community members to take action on local environmental projects and campaigns across Yorkshire. She tells us more about her experiences so far.

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  • New report calls for 48 new protected areas at sea

    Friday 30th September, 2016

    Farne Islands, rocky reef- Richard Whitcombe

    Call to secure missing gaps in Marine Conservation Zones network

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  • Taking action for Our Bright Future

    Thursday 8th September, 2016

    Matthew Roberts

    Young, ambitious and capable – The future of conservation in Yorkshire

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  • Watch the REAL Rocky Horror Show this National Marine Week!

    Sunday 17th July, 2016

    Rockpooling on the North Norfolk coast- credit Matthew Roberts

    Discover the real Rocky Horror Show this National Marine Week, 23 July – 7 August, when The Wildlife Trusts celebrate our awesome sea life! Summer is simply not complete without a day at the seaside - but is life in our rockpools quite as placid as it seems?

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  • Experience stunning Gibraltar Point like never before

    Thursday 7th July, 2016

    The new Gibraltar Point visitor centre

    The latest in a series of investments on the east coast, the new visitor centre at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve in Lincolnshire is now open to the public.

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