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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Stories in Stone Celebration Event

Victoria Hall, Settle

Saturday 1 April 10am-3.30pm

Help us celebrate the first year of Stories in Stone conservation & community scheme with talks, stalls, kids activities, free refreshments, and a slice of birthday cake at 12 noon!

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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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Historical Archives Website To Be Launched

Date of issue: 21 March 2017

A public event to launch the new Capturing the Past website is being held on Tuesday 4 April at the Museum of North Craven Life in The Folly in Settle. The launch will be a drop-in event between 10.30am and 3pm. At 1pm there will be a brief formal presentation that will explain the aims and work of the project and demonstrate the new website. Entry is free and light refreshments will be available throughout the day.

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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, environment, communities and economy in this very special place – the Yorkshire Dales.

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Current programmes

Stories in Stone

This is an ambitious four-year programme of conservation and community projects concentrated on the stunning limestone landscape around the peak of Ingleborough.

Meadow Links

Meadow Links is a community driven project that aims to restore wildflower rich hay meadows along ecological networks – helping our pollinators and other wildlife move across the Yorkshire Dales landscape.

Green Futures

Green Futures aims to empower and support young people to become more involved, aware and connected to the fantastic natural environment that’s right on their doorstep.

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From the blog

Posted: 17/03/2017 by ydmt

A Time For Welcome

Last weekend families in and around Skipton welcomed 22 refugees and asylum seekers into their homes. Organised in partnership with Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, the Bradford Immigration & Asylum Support & Advice Network (BIASAN), the Craven Refugee Support Network and various churches in Skipton, the weekend included an action packed programme: a climb up Holy […]
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