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Keep up to date with all the latest news from the North Yorkshire Moors Moorland Organisation

Duncombe Park Schools Day 2019

May 16, 2019

Wednesday 15th May saw a whopping 222 schoolchildren from 5 different schools attend a Countryside Learning education day held at Duncombe Park. NYMMO Keepers Nathan and Ben worked alongside Gareth […]

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First Cottongrass of the year seen on the moors

May 15, 2019

First photos received in today of the Cottongrass on show on the North York Moors this year. Cottongrass is fluffy and with cotton-like flower and seed heads it gives this […]

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Love and Respect the Countryside

May 15, 2019

This is a daily scenario for the game keepers, they are constantly picking up rubbish left by visitors and with the recent spell of good weather the excess of dumped […]

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Disused Moorland Quarry Homes Wildlife and Insects

May 14, 2019

These photos show a disused quarry which was originally dug for road building, it has an abundance of tadpoles, the frogs seem grateful for the moorland management in place especially […]

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Northern Shooting Show 2019

May 14, 2019

NYMMO attended the Northern Shooting show on the 11th and 12th May where they joined BASC North on their stand. Both days were extremely busy where our 8 gamekeepers over […]

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Ryedale Folk Museum – Shoot For History Sunday 28th July

May 14, 2019

Join the Ryedale Folk Museum for an exclusive simulated clay day on the North York Moors with Smoking Barrels and help them raise funds.       If you would […]

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Skylark defending their nest

May 10, 2019

Lovely video footage of 2 broods of geese taking a stroll over the Moorland and if you watch carefully you’ll be able to see a Skylark in the background defending […]

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A well camouflaged Meadow Pipit nest

May 10, 2019

This very well camouflaged nest belongs to the most common songbird found in upland areas.  A small brown streaky bird with a high piping call, there numbers have been in […]

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Bransdale in Bloom

May 9, 2019

Lovely colourful photos sent in today of some Bluebells in full flower, these were taken in some of the ancient woodland in Bransdale just below the moor.

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Fallout from lack of predator control allowed

May 9, 2019

As the General Licence debacle moves into another week, we encounter further on the ground fallout from the lack of predator controls that the Game Keepers now have to protect […]

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Is this really in the job description?

May 7, 2019

Should anyone really have to put up with and face this as part of their job? Photo 1 : Shows a trap which has been set on the moors and […]

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Weasels, the pesky predator

May 5, 2019

It’s extremely hard to get a photo of a weasel so it’s all the more impressive that we’ve been sent in this video clip. Weasels are small and agile and […]

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Golden Plover Chicks Arrive

May 3, 2019

Here we have a lovely set of photos sent in of some Golden Plover chicks. These birds reside in lowland fields during winter and have recently returned to the moors […]

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Wildlife decimated by Herring and Black Backed Gulls

May 3, 2019

This video shows one of the biggest previous nesting areas in the North York Moors for Curlew (Red Listed), Lapwing (Red Listed), Golden Plover (Green Status) and Snipe (Amber Listed), […]

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The New Residents Have Moved In

May 1, 2019

Estates on the North York Moors have erected large numbers of nest boxes to encourage Barn Owl numbers. However check out the new residents…………….., they don’t look like Barn Owls, […]

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Buzzards flying over the North York Moors

April 30, 2019

Great videos sent in of 4 buzzards flying over the North York Moors. Buzzards are the most common and widespread UK bird of prey.  They are classed as a green […]

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Beware – Moorland Monitors arrive at the North York Moors

April 28, 2019

Over the last 24 hours I have received through to the page so many messages of support in the work that we do. This has come about due to the […]

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Kevin Hollinrake adds his thoughts on the Natural England Licences

April 26, 2019

Another good article by an onside MP, fingers crossed this whole debacle is sorted soon and we can all get back to doing what we should for the countryside and […]

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Local Farmer sows crops around Lapwing nests

April 26, 2019

This local farmer has marked the Red Listed Lapwing nests so he can sow his crops around them.  The markers were then removed as the crows would soon pick up […]

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Local MP Rishi Sunak talks Natural England Licences

April 25, 2019

Local North Yorkshire MP Rishi Sunak sheds further light and much needed hope for the future with regards to the Natural England revocation of General Licences. This article is 100% […]

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