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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Improving energy performance of historic buildings

Quaker Meeting House, Settle

One-day course looking at improving energy performance of historic buildings..

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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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People of Malham Open Their Doors

Date of issue: 10 October 2017

The people of Malhamdale recently welcomed 30 refugee and asylum seeking women and children into their homes and community for a weekend of fun and friendship.

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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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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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From the blog

Posted: 28/07/2017 by ydmt

Yorkshire – by a true white rose

This is my county, the place of my birth. Far have I travelled, but this is my earth. With dales, hills and rivers, scenery so fine; All of its beauty will always be mine. THAT’S YORKSHIRE People are friendly wherever you go, The dialects are different, even some I don’t know. What does it matter […]
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