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Dales Meadows are Buzzing with Life

Earlier this month I was invited to join Tanya St. Pierre – YDMT’s Flowers of the Dales Project Officer – and a group of bumblebee enthusiasts at the foot of Ingleborough for a Bumblebee Identification course.  I’m a keen gardener and allotment holder,... View Article

YDMT bid wins €30,000

You may recall that, back in March, we were asking you to support our bid for a €30,000 from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA)…. Well, the results have just been announced and I’m delighted to be able to confirm... View Article


We had a very exciting day yesterday when we met up with BBC’s Countryfile team who were filming in the Yorkshire Dales for a piece to appear on the programme on Sunday 24th July.  We even got to spend the day with BBC presenter and... View Article

Woodland Open Days

Yesterday we held an open day offering you the opportunity to visit Lamberts Wood – our newly planted supporter woodland at Aysgarth. Planted in March 2009, Lamberts Wood covers an area of 1.5 hectares, split across three areas.  A total... View Article

Our new website!

I am delighted to announce that we have launched our new and improved website.  Check it out at The new website provides more news and information about the Trust than ever before, all wrapped up in a fresh new design and... View Article

Mountain Drumming Success

On Saturday 14th May, community drumming band Batala Lancaster crossed the border into Yorkshire for an extreme fund-raising event, combining the iconic Three Peaks Challenge with a passion for samba drumming, to raise money for YDMT. After a very early alarm... View Article

Fancy winning over £600,000?!

YDMT headed north to Billingham on Saturday (16 April) to join our friends from the People’s Postcode Lottery at their Spring Postcode Millions event where a pensioner won over half a million pounds! 69-year-old Betty Smith was one of 119... View Article

Mountain Drumming, Sat 14th May

Join YDMT for an afternoon of authentic Brazilian Samba Reggae drum music with a splash of dance thrown in. Community drumming band Batala Lancaster will be performing their exciting fusion of rhythm, movement and costume for your enjoyment in and... View Article