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
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.
England's National Parks stand to benefit from improved mobile coverage in ways that respect their very sensitive environment, following a landmark agreement between National Parks England the Mobile Operators Association.
Nominations are now being accepted for the annual UK National Parks Volunteer Awards. The annual volunteer awards are a way of saying "thank you", as well as encouraging further engagement with the UK's unique and diverse landscapes.
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