Interested in wildlife and wildlife conservation in the Yorkshire Dales National Park? Then you have come to the right place! This website showcases local information about 150 of the species and 14 of the habitats found here, the projects pioneered here, 18 of the best places to see wildlife, our Species and Habitat Action Plans and a wide range of opportunities for you to get involved in looking after your natural environment. These pages have been written and illustrated by a wide range of organisations and individuals, the very people who love this landscape. Nature in the Dales is the website of the Yorkshire Dales Biodiversity Forum, developed and hosted by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.
Take a look at some of the wildlife projects taking place in the Yorkshire Dales National Park
Catchment Sensitive Farming
The CSF project is helping farmers in the Semerwater and Lune catchment reduce diffuse water pollution from agriculture in order to improve water quality for fish, invertebrates and aquatic plants.
Parish Wildlife Project
From artificial otter holts to orchard and wildflower meadow creation, Mark Hewitt (YDNPA) is helping 20 local groups realise their projects with the help of small grants up to the value of £5000.
Places to see wildlife
Find out about 18 of the best places to see wildlife in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
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