BBC Sky at Night presenter joins line-up for 2020 Dark Skies Festival in Yorkshire
An evening with BBC Sky at Night presenter Professor Chris Lintott will be one of the hot tickets during the 2020 Dark Skies Festival (14 February – 1 March) held jointly by the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.
Published: 09 Dec 2019
Thousands set to boost conservation of Britain’s rarest butterflies
Rare butterflies in the North York Moors National Park will benefit from £9,413 of funding thanks to a Black Friday campaign by Forest Holidays and the UK National Parks.
Published: 06 Dec 2019
Voluntary Ranger ‘thrilled’ with national award after completing over 3,000 hours for National Park
TV presenter and explorer Paul Rose presented one of the top volunteers from the North York Moors National Park Authority with a special award today recognising his ‘passion’ and ‘commitment’ to wildlife.
Published: 16 Nov 2019
Rare butterflies in the North York Moors National Park to benefit from £50,000 nature campaign
Some of Britain’s rarest butterflies found within the North York Moors National Park are set to benefit this month from a partnership between the UK’s National Parks and Forest Holidays.
Published: 08 Nov 2019
Expansion of Young Ranger group given the green light on anniversary
A thriving ranger scheme aimed at youngsters has proved to be a great success, so much so that organisers are now looking to set up another group in only its second year.
Published: 29 Oct 2019
Landowners called to reap rewards of Woodland Creation Grant
A major bid to increase the amount of woodland areas within the stunning North York Moors National Park is now calling on more landholders to champion the scheme.
Published: 14 Oct 2019
Over 18,000 youngsters reached as part of large-scale outdoor education programme
It has been revealed how educators from the North York Moors National Park Authority engaged hundreds more young people as part of their innovative schools and outreach programme.
Published: 07 Oct 2019
'They are all an inspiration' – volunteers take lead in new cycle patrol
A group of volunteers have joined a dedicated cycle patrol team as part of efforts to help others experience the natural beauty of the North York Moors. The team based at the Sutton Bank National Park Centre, owned by the North York Moors National Park Authority, now carry out regular patrols of four cycle tracks that originate from the centre.
Published: 01 Oct 2019
Travel into Space from Yorkshire during 2020 Dark Skies Festival
While 2020 is being trumpeted as the year that space travel becomes a reality, the fifth Dark Skies Festival, held jointly by the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, will show just how much visitors can enjoy the cosmos without leaving planet Earth.
Published: 30 Sep 2019
Fragile Enchantments - new exhibition at the Inspired by... gallery
Fragile Enchantments, featuring the work of Rob Moore and Wendy Tate, two Scarborough artists, goes on show at the Inspired by… gallery at Danby next month.
Published: 23 Sep 2019
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