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Author: Duncan Bye

On Monday 2nd December at 7pm at St Wilfrids Parish Community Hall, Doncaster Road. Brayton. YO8 9HE, the Friends of Brayton Barff are giving a 2 hour presentation on Brayton Barff and Britain’s woodlands. The purpose of this evening event …

A Celebration of a local woodland Read More »

Following a recent donation from the club tthe Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows have now installed new Tree Sparrow nest boxes. https://rawcliffemeadows.wordpress.com/2019/10/13/rawcliffe-meadows-work-party-13th-october-2019-tree-sparrow-nest-boxes/

Seven members met at 8am in the main Hatfield Moor car park. It was a first ever club trip to this site and a first visit for many of the members. From the car park, 1-2 Green Woodpeckers were heard …

YOC trip Hatfield Moor 15th September Read More »

The Nightjar Brewery in Mytholmroyd: https://nightjarbrew.co.uk/ has recently brewed a beer called Gabble Ratchet (an old Yorkshire name for Nightjars) and had delivered some consignments to two pubs in the York area; the Grey Horse in Elvington and the Drovers …

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Operation Owl is a national campaign to increase public awareness of bird of prey persecution and to seek support in tackling it head on. Full details can be found here: https://www.operationowl.com/ North Yorkshire is a national hotspot for raptor persecution …

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This year we have been delighted to be able to donate a total of £2500 to support local wildlife and conservation projects. First of all £1800 was donated to the Friends of the Lower Derwent Valley for two projects £300 …

Recent Donations Read More »