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

NYMMO and Local Farmers Raise Funds for Saint Catherine’s Hospice

July 31, 2019

On Tuesday 30th July NYMMO visited the Saint Catherine’s Hospice at Scarborough to present them with a cheque for £570.00. The story behind the fund raising is as follows:- Brian […]

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The Launch of the 2019 Charity Auction

July 27, 2019

NYMMO 2019 CHARITY AUCTION We are extremely excited to announce that our 2019 NYMMO Charity auction is now live, we have 40 fantastic lots on offer so bid generously.  For […]

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The Hazards of Barbed Wire

July 22, 2019

Out on the moors this morning a gamekeeper came across these 2 sheep, if you look closely you can see they are fastened together with barbed wire. The gamekeeper got […]

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More Heather Beetle seen on the North York Moors

July 22, 2019

Unfortunately heather beetle is really starting to show on various separate locations across the North York Moors now. Heather Beetle is a widespread and common insect species found across Britain.  […]

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A Busy Couple of Weeks for NYMMO

July 12, 2019

😮 WOW! 😮 What a busy couple of weeks we’ve had! 3 Days of Lets Learn Moor last week with 490 children out on the North York Moors and overall […]

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Day 2 at Great Yorkshire Show

July 11, 2019

We have now completed two days at the Great Yorkshire Show and we are definitely getting well through the expected 130,000 visitors. After the showers first thing this morning we […]

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Day 1 at The Great Yorkshire Show

July 10, 2019

Day 1 at the Great Yorkshire Show completed. We had a couple of showers but overall not too bad a day and the enthusiasm certainly wasn’t dampened! NYMMO keepers were […]

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Peregrine Chicks Successfuly Fledge on North York Moors Estate

July 8, 2019

Lovely news today as we can confirm that 3 Peregrine chicks have successfully fledged on one of our North York Moor estates. The Peregrine is a bird that has long, […]

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Lets Learn Moor 2019

July 7, 2019

This week we have had the privilege of hosting almost 500 school children from 11 schools across rural and inner-city locations as we ran our 3rd “Lets Learn Moor” event […]

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NYMMO Gamekeepers Take To The Pitch

July 3, 2019

Rosedale Football Club was the setting for the 2nd annual “Fun and Friendly” football match featuring Rosedale F.C. versus NYMMO gamekeepers and, after their 6 nil defeat last year, hopes […]

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Rosedale Wildlife Week

June 25, 2019

This week NYMMO are joining the North York Moors National Park for “Rosedale Wildlife Week”. There is a series of free events during the week to learn more about the […]

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The Dipper Chicks have Arrived

June 20, 2019

The nest photo we shared on the 7th June is now home to chicks.  The chicks will be fed by both parents and usually fledge between 20-24 days. The Dipper […]

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Lapwing Chick Sighting

June 20, 2019

Great close up photo sent in of this Lapwing chick, this Red Listed bird species is more commonly known as the “Peewit” in imitation of its display calls. The Lapwing […]

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Dry Heath Moor Regeneration in only 3 Months

June 19, 2019

Not the average time of year for a post on Heather Burning but I’ve just received this photo in that I’d like to share with you all. The photo shows […]

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Curlew Chick Predated by Stoat

June 18, 2019

After closer examination this curlew chick looks like it has been predated by a stoat. Curlews are Red Listed birds, they usually lay up to four eggs and so fingers […]

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NYMMO attend Countryside Days attended by 6,000+ Children

June 17, 2019

NYMMO joined the NGO Educational Trust in attending the free for schools to attend Countryside Days held at the Great Yorkshire Show ground last week. In two days there was […]

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Oystercatcher Chick Spotted

June 15, 2019

This little chick spotted yesterday isn’t as instantly recognisable as it’s parents who are very hard to miss. Oystercatchers are large black and white wading birds, with long, orange-red bills […]

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An Albino Stonechat

June 13, 2019

These photos have been sent through and they show a very rare bird, I’m sure not many of you will have seen an Albino Stonechat. This young Albino Stonechat was […]

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Open Farm Sunday, Stonebeck Gate Farm, Danby

June 10, 2019

NYMMO attended the Open Farm Sunday at Stonebeck Gate Farm for the 3rd consecutive year, this great initiative gives the chance for individuals to see a real working farm and […]

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Dipper spotted in North York Moors

June 7, 2019

Received these photos in last night, this Amber Listed bird gets its first show on the NYMMO page. The Dipper is a short-tailed plump bird with a low, whirring flight, […]

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