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

NYMMO & NGO Charity Clay Shoot

June 28, 2016

The NYYMO & NGO ran charity clay shoot was held at Spaunton Quarry on Saturday 11th June by kind permission of Mr George Winn Darley.  We had an excellent day, […]

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NYMMO Charity Auction : LOT 28 : Signed England Cricket Bat

June 24, 2016

Alastair Cook has very kindly donated his own Gray Nicolls Cricket bat which he has used in test games and scored a test century with. The bat has been signed […]

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NYMMO – 2016 Charity Auction

June 21, 2016

NYMMO is pleased to be able to offer their 2016 charity auction, we have some excellent lots ranging from shoot days, fishing trips, framed prints and sports memorabilia. We would like […]

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Open Farm Sunday at Danby 5th June – NYMMO’s First Official Outing

June 5, 2016

NYMMO made their first official public appearance today at the Open Farm Sunday event held at Stonebeck Gate Farm at Danby.  Alongside the NYMMO display there was the opportunity to […]

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Merlin Nest on Westerdale Moor

May 26, 2016

The photos below are of a nest of Merlin eggs found on Westerdale Moor. The Natural England Merlin group of volunteers along with the assistance of local gamekeepers are currently […]

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SPEED KILLS – Slow Down On The Moors

May 25, 2016

The pictures below show incidents of animal and bird fatalaties on the roads over the Rosedale & Westerdale moors at the weekend.  The pictures show a hen grouse, a lamb, a curlew […]

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To Burn Or Not To Burn? That Is The Question!

May 19, 2016

A very topical and much debated subject at the moment is the burning of heather, should we burn, what are the benefits and what are the downfalls.  Moorland burning is […]

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NYMMO & NGO – Yorkshire Charity Clay Shoot

May 19, 2016

Please come and support us, have a great day out and really enjoy yourselves, a selection of all proceeds raised will be going to the Great North Air Ambulance.  Fantastic prizes, […]

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Golden Grouse Clay Shoot

May 18, 2016

The Golden Grouse Clay Shoot 2016 Location: Spaunton Quarry, Spaunton Moors, Appleton-le-Moors, Kirbymoorside, North Yorkshire YO62 6NF Date: Wednesday 8th Jun 2016 Time: 09:30am- last entry 1:00pm This year’s Golden […]

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Damage To Traps – Increased Risk To Ground Nesting Birds

May 17, 2016

The traps shown on the pictures are Fenn traps which have been set on wood rails, these traps are crucial to gamekeepers in their battle to help protect ground nesting […]

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Ring Ouzel Chicks on Westerdale Moor

May 16, 2016

The above 3 great pictures are of Ring Ouzels on the Westerdale Moor, this is one of the nests that has been closely monitored for the last month.  The Pictures […]

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The British Trust for Ornithology – Ringing on Bransdale Moor

May 14, 2016

Yesterday there were 2 members of the British Trust for Ornithology (B.T.O.) out on Bransdale moor ringing birds.  Keepers Murray and Tom met up with them while they were out […]

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Trailblazing Funding For The North Yorkshire Moors

May 11, 2016

A really great article below has been published on the North York Moors National Park website, the highlight for us is the investment that David Ross (owner of Rosedale & […]

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The Importance of Sheep on The Moors

May 9, 2016

Chicks aren’t the only young that are out and about on the North Yorkshire Moors at this time of year, here we have a Swaledale sheep and newborn lamb on […]

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**Welcome to the North Yorkshire Moors Moorland Organisation (NYMMO)**

April 26, 2016

A big welcome to the site of the North Yorkshire Moors Moorland Organisation (NYMMO), an organisation created by a group of local game-keepers to promote the positives of shooting estates. […]

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Nesting Boxes for Barn Owls

April 24, 2016

The Rosedale and Westerdale gamekeepers have undertaken a project at the moment of building and hanging nesting boxes for barn owls.  Over the last few years there has been a […]

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GWCT – North Yorkshire Shoot Walk

April 20, 2016

Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust – North Yorkshire Shoot Walk Tuesday 28th June 2016 5pm for 5.30pm   To be held at Westerdale and Rosedale Estate  By kind permission of D P […]

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Clean For The Queen – 31st March 2016

April 5, 2016

The Rosedale & Westerdale keepers completed their “Clean For The Queen” clean up on Thursday 31st March, a lovely sunny day was met by the 7 strong team of keepers, […]

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Spaunton Moor – Gamekeepers playing vital role in saving lives

February 16, 2016

TRIBUTE has been paid to gamekeepers for their vital role in helping with search and rescue missions on the North York Moors. About two-thirds of Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue […]

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Fur Feather & Fin – Supermarkets increase game stocks

February 5, 2016

The article below was published by Fur, Feather & Fin. While gamekeepers have been managing game stocks for centuries, supermarkets have only been doing so for a short time – […]

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