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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Calling All Landowners!

We're keen to hear from any farmers and landowners interested in taking part in our woodland creation programme. We have some funding available to support suitable schemes.

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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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Shaping The Local Economy

Date of issue: 22 October 2014

The Yorkshire Dales Local Action Group (LAG) is looking for new members to help run the LEADER rural funding programme which will distribute £3 million to support projects in Richmondshire, Craven, the western part of Harrogate District and parts of Hambleton District from 2014-2020.

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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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Current programmes

Flowers of the Dales Festival

The Flowers of the Dales Festival highlights the fantastic wildflowers and habitats we have in the Yorkshire Dales. Download your 2014 Festival Guide here!

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: 20/08/2014 by ydmt

YDMT secures £175,000 for Yorkshire Dales!

We have some very exciting news to share with you… We’ve just received £175,000 to invest in projects that care for the people, landscape and environment of the Yorkshire Dales! It’s all thanks to the ongoing support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery, a charity lottery that gives 50p from every £2 ticket sold to […]
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