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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Limestone Flora: Intermediate level

Fri 19th Mon 22nd June
FSC Malham Tarn Field Centre

The limestone habitats of the Yorkshire Dales harbour many species characteristics of base-rich conditions. This course aims to explore this specialist flora amid the magnificent Craven scenery. We will visit a variety of local habitats to gain experience of using keys and identifying a wide range of species in the field concentrating on several important plant families including ferns, grasses and sedges.

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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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Capturing the Yorkshire Dales on Camera

Date of issue: 23 March 2015

A photography competition has been launched to find some of the very best images that showcase the landscape, wildlife and communities 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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From the blog

Posted: 05/02/2015 by ydmt

The day we met George…

We had an exciting morning in the Dales today that I thought we’d share with you… It’s been a bit of a whirlwind experience for Jo Boulter, our Dales Rural Trainees project co-ordinator, who received a call yesterday from our friends at the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority wondering if we could pop over to […]
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