Dedicate a tree

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now. Dedicate a tree in the Yorkshire Dales today and help us restore hundreds of native, broadleaved woodlands which have been lost due to deforestation.

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21/07/2017

Scything course

Chapel le Dale

Learn the skill of mowing with a scythe under expert tuition.

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Say it with flowers. Hundreds of them.

A unique alternative to cut flowers, a Living Bouquet gift will help create a beautiful living area of wildflower hay meadow in the Yorkshire Dales for only £25. 

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10/01/2017

Thanks A Million

Date of issue: 10 January 2017

Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) is delighted to confirm that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have now raised well over £1 million to support the charity’s work in and around the Yorkshire Dales.

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Welcome to the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust

You can call us YDMT for short! We’re a small charity doing big things to help care for the landscape, environment, communities and economy in this very special place – the Yorkshire Dales.

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Flowers of the Dales Festival

This annual festival highlights the fantastic wildflowers and habitats we have in the Yorkshire Dales through a collection of over 120 events across the Dales.

Meadow Links

Meadow Links is a community driven project that aims to restore wildflower rich hay meadows along ecological networks – helping our pollinators and other wildlife move across the Yorkshire Dales landscape.

Green Futures

Green Futures aims to empower and support young people to become more involved, aware and connected to the fantastic natural environment that’s right on their doorstep.

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From the blog

Posted: 23/12/2016 by ydmt

Highlights of 2016

We’d like to say a big ‘thank you’ to the many individuals, businesses and partner organisations who have supported our charitable work over the last twelve months – we couldn’t have achieved so much without you! 2016 got off to a flying start with the launch of several exciting new projects, including Stories in Stone; […]
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