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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01/07/2017

National Meadows Day - Meadow Teas and Open Day

Bell Sykes, Slaidburn

Celebrate National Meadows Day with walks, activities and cake surrounded by some of the best species-rich hay meadows in England.

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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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23/05/2017

Visit a Petalled Paradise Near You

Date of issue: 23 May 2017

National Meadows Day, dedicated to celebrating and protecting our vanishing wildflower meadows and the wealth of wildlife they support, will take place on Saturday 1 July. This year's celebration will be the biggest yet, with over 100 events taking place across the UK.

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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.

Find out what we're doing in the Dales

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Current programmes

Stories in Stone

This is an ambitious four-year programme of conservation and community projects concentrated on the stunning limestone landscape around the peak of Ingleborough.

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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Posted: 28/04/2017 by ydmt

Green Guardians learn the art of bushcraft

Young people young Green Guardians to learn the art of bushcraft in the woods at Malham tarn.
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