The National Park Authority offers advice and limited funds to protect or enhance particular habitats and species within the National Park, especially those listed as priorities in the Local Biodiversity Action Plan (see below).
Natural England may also offer funding through Environmental Stewardship.
- Farmland, including hedges, ditches, ponds, cereal field margins, beetle banks and buffer strips, and moorland edge habitats.
- Lowland wetland
- Marine sublittoral habitats (ie shore)
- Maritime cliffs and slopes
- Rivers and streams
- Road verges
- Species-rich grassland
- Wood pasture, parkland and veteran trees
- Arable flowers
- Dwarf cornel
- Farmland birds
- Freshwater pearl mussel
- Great crested newt
- Moorland birds
- Rare butterflies and moths
- Water vole
- White-clawed crayfish
- Wild daffodils
Rona Charles, Ecology Officer or Bill Shaw, Ecology and Conservation Land Management Adviser
Tel: 01439 772700
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A group of volunteers are surveying and monitoring grassland sites in the North York Moors to ensure new management agreements set up by the National Park Authority are having the right effect.
Two free family festivals top and tail the North York Moors National Park’s celebrations for this year’s National Parks Week. ParkFest, on Sunday 27 July at The Moors National Park Centre, Danby sets the scene while MoorFest on Sunday 3 August at Sutton Bank National Park Centre, rounds off a week of guided walks, children’s events and adventure activities.
Family-friendly and adventure cycling trails with some of the most spectacular views in the country open in the North York Moors this Saturday.
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