Dedicate a tree

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. Dedicate a tree in the Yorkshire Dales today and help us restore hundreds of native, broadleaved woodlands which have been lost due to deforestation.

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Job Vacancy: Finance Administrator

We are looking to recruit a permanent, full time Finance Administrator to support our Finance Officer in the delivery and administration of our accounting and administrative systems. Salary: £18,115 Find out more...

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Say it with flowers. Hundreds of them.

A unique alternative to cut flowers, a Living Bouquet gift will help create a beautiful living area of wildflower hay meadow in the Yorkshire Dales for only £25. 

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Youth Support In The Dales

Date of issue: 1 April 2015

A donation £3,500 has enabled more than 130 disadvantaged young people and children from urban areas in West Yorkshire and North Lancashire to have a breather from city life and enjoy the fresh air and rolling countryside of the Yorkshire Dales.

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Welcome to the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust

You can call us YDMT for short! We’re a small charity doing big things to help care for the landscape, economy and people in this very special place – the Yorkshire Dales.

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Flowers of the Dales Festival

This annual festival highlights the fantastic wildflowers and habitats we have in the Yorkshire Dales through a collection of over 100 events across the Dales.

Dales Woodland Restoration

Tree planting is perhaps what the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust is most well known for. Since we first started out in 1996 we’ve helped to plant over one million trees in the Yorkshire Dales and surrounding areas.

Hay Time

YDMT set up the Hay Time project in 2006 to help protect and restore the internationally important hay meadows of the Yorkshire Dales.

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Posted: 01/04/2015 by ydmt

£2.2 boost for rural economy!

We are very excited to announce that we have successfully secured £2.2 million in LEADER funding which will be distributed as grants from 2015-2020! The aim is to support farming and rural enterprise projects that will help to promote economic growth, generate new jobs and improve the quality of life in rural communities across the […]
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