Team working for the River Esk

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Simon Hirst – River Esk Project Officer The River Esk Volunteer Group was established at the start of the WREN funded “Esk Pearl Mussel Recovery” project and have been going ever since. The aim of the project is to improve … Continue reading

Linking up Landscapes and Volunteers

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Ami Walker – Conservation Land Manager Adviser    The objectives of the Linking Landscapes (Habitat Connectivity) Project are to ensure that the best bits of habitat in the National Park are as good as they can be, and to extend … Continue reading

Special qualities

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Clair Shields – Planning Officer (Building Conservation) and Monument Management Scheme Volunteer Coordinator The built environment of the North York Moors is just as important as the natural environment in making up the landscape of the National Park. The historic … Continue reading

More on the mussels

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Simon Hirst – River Esk Project Officer As mentioned previously the River Esk in the north of the National Park contains Freshwater pearl mussels (Margaritifera margaritifera). It’s the only river in Yorkshire with the species which is internationally important and classed … Continue reading

Rosedale’s mini meadow – part 2

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Alex Cripps – Conservation Graduate Trainee The mini meadow conservation site in the churchyard of St Mary and St Laurence in Rosedale Abbey (established in 2011 through the LEADER Small Scale Enhancements Scheme) is full of wild flowers, including beautiful pockets … Continue reading

A corner of the National Park

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As part of the roll out of our new Connectivity Programme, the team spent a very hot day practising on one particular target area and working through the process together to share ideas and learn lessons. The target area (polygon … Continue reading