Archives for October 2009

Garden birds face food shortage – RSPB




The unusually dry September experienced in many parts of the country may be causing trouble for our garden birds this winter, according to the … [Read more...]




Friends of the Three Peaks go online




Lovers of the Yorkshire Dales now have the chance to help preserve its famous Three Peaks online. In August, Calendar Girl Angela Baker became the … [Read more...]




Yorkshire Dales web volunteers wanted




More volunteers are needed to help the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) to improve the online services it provides to the … [Read more...]




Yorkshire Dales mountain weather service




A new mountain area weather forecast for the Yorkshire Dales will provide hill walkers with clearer information to help keep them safer, whilst making … [Read more...]




Sedbergh school pupils learn about conservation




Pupils at Settlebeck High School in Sedbergh have been working hard to learn more about conservation – with a little help from the Yorkshire Dales … [Read more...]




Skyline used at Whinlatter Forest




A brand new arrival is giving foresters a very big lift on the Forestry Commission estate at Whinlatter Forest in north Cumbria. It's a Skyline … [Read more...]




Join the autumn gold rush in Cumbria




Visitors are being given a helping hand to root out the very best of Cumbria’s vibrant autumn leaves thanks to an online guide launched by the … [Read more...]




Autumnwatch




With the autumn season well under way, join the BBC Autumnwatch team, as they take a closer look at the nature around us. Kate Humble, Chris … [Read more...]




The Great Nut Hunt




The third Great Nut Hunt, recording Dormice in the British Isles, is to be launched by The People's Trust for Endangered Species and Natural … [Read more...]




Podcast: Soothing water




Water plays such an important part in our day to day lives that we seldom stop and watch it. Garden designers have long been aware of the many … [Read more...]