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  • Coming up: Family activity days in Yorkshire Dales

    Flowers, lambs, red squirrels and dormice all feature in a packed programme of events and activities getting underway in the Yorkshire Dales National Park to celebrate ‘Discover National Parks Fortnight’. Date published: 20190405

  • Peregrine falcon viewpoint to open

    A viewpoint will open at Malham Cove on Friday for people to watch the world’s fastest animal, the peregrine falcon, up close Date published: 20190329

  • Volunteers wanted for farmland bird surveys

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) is looking for volunteers to boost wildlife conservation efforts by carrying out surveys of wading birds this spring. Date published: 20190314

  • Mend Our Mountains pounds start going into paths as work gets underway on Whernside

    The money raised through the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal has started going into work on the ground, after a dramatic helicopter airlift helped path repair work to get underway on Yorkshire’s highest peak last week. Date published: 20190312

  • Hanson donates stone for Whernside path

    Ingleton Quarry owner Hanson UK has donated 130 tonnes of high quality Greywacke gritstone to the National Park Authority, so that a 200m section of eroded footpath on nearby Whernside, Yorkshire’s highest peak, can be remade. Date published: 20190222

  • DofE leaders invited to Yorkshire Dales

    The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority is to run its first ever training day for Duke of Edinburgh and Scout leaders – to showcase the Dales as an outstanding area to run expeditions. Date published: 20190218

  • Permission granted for more community-led housing

    Date published: 20190212

  • Enforcement against Hawes caravan site

    Bainbridge Ings Caravan and Campsite just outside of Hawes is to be served an enforcement notice, after new owners installed “wholly alien features within the landscape”. Date published: 20190212

  • Embsay Nature Reserve made more accessible

    Craven College students and local volunteers have re-surfaced paths at Embsay with Eastby Nature Reserve, creating a more accessible green space for the community, with support from the National Park Authority’s Area Ranger and the Sustainable Development Fund (SDF). Date published: 20190129

  • Out now: Full Dark Skies Festival programme

    Next month’s Dark Skies Festival will see the first public screening in the UK of a thought provoking documentary highlighting the enormous impact of light pollution on the world’s population, wildlife and the environment. Date published: 20190128

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