The Wild Watch is a three year project being delivered by Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, made possible by The Heritage Lottery Fund. This area of North Yorkshire is home to spectacular and in some cases threatened, wildlife including curlew, wood warbler, burnt orchid and water vole. We are working with local people gather information on over 50 species right across the AONB, we will carefully analyse this information and what we discover will help us decide how best to look after the land in the future.
The Wild Watch is Nidderdale's biggest ever wildlife survey and we need you to help us!
If you want to keep up to date with all the latest news from The Wild Watch, find out what events you can get involved with and interesting wildlife sightings, sign up to The Wild Watch Enews.
We are passionate about Nidderdale and its fantastic wildlife and we want to share that passion! We are looking for people to help us with this project. It doesn’t matter whether you know a little, are an expert or somewhere in between – there are lots of things you can do no matter what you are interested in and to what level.
The Wild Watch needs people like you to help! Please come to our wildlife events – and don’t forget to revisit the webpage as we will regularly be adding more events to the diary.Get Involved