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Eyes and Ears Wanted for Owl Watch

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Owl Watch, a major campaign that is appealing to the public to detect and help safeguard owls in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, ...

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2017 - the results so far

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Firstly a huge thank you to everyone that has helped collect Wild Watch data – we certainly couldn’t have got this far without you. We’ve made a ...

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Go Wild for The Wild Watch in 2018!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Nidderdale’s The Wild Watch project is calling for volunteers to get out into nature in 2018 and take part in its BIGGEST EVER wildlife survey to ...

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Mystical Moth Reveal

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

It was a sparkly, bright but chilly September morning when we all gathered at Thruscross Reservoir for the big reveal. The night before eight of us ...

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Take a ‘wander’ in a wildlife wonderland!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

What owl shrieks, hisses and snores rather than hoots? What on earth do moths have in common with hawks, hummingbirds or elephants? An upcoming ...

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A Lesser spotted woodpecker, Hawfinch and more!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

To kick start the 2017 survey season and give us a helping hand with some of our trickier surveys we worked with Richard Baines (Wold Ecology) to ...

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A hello from our Youth Patron Zach

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Zach, our Youth Patron, has blogged about his experiences so far. You can read more of his adventures and experiences at his 'Year of Nature' blog. ...

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The Wild Watch Blog

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The science behind The Wild Watch To most of the people participating in The Wild Watch, it is all about getting out there and putting wildlife on ...

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A Dawn Chorus with a Difference

Monday, June 12, 2017

As part of Nidderdale AONB’s The Wild Watch project, local school children will be given the chance to think like a bird and take part in a ‘Bird ...

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Watching out for Nidderdale’s wildlife

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Rivers Nidd, Skell and Washburn tumble through the Yorkshire Dales amid some of the most charismatic Yorkshire landscapes. Together with the land ...

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Yorkshire’s outstanding natural heritage to be conserved thanks to National Lottery players

Monday, October 17, 2016

Volunteers in Yorkshire are set to use the power of citizen science to conserve the natural heritage of Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ...

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