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Getting near the mid point of our A to Z of North York Moors bits and pieces - we're up to M

M MAGNETITE As mentioned previously, in the 1850s a seam of iron rich ironstone was discovered in Rosedale. Also known as lodestone, magnetite had long been a valued mineral because of the amount of iron ore it contains, so much so that it is magnetic.…

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Ageing our Freshwater Pearl Mussels to better understand their ongoing decline - see our latest blog post #northyorkmoors @biffa

Simon Hirst – River Esk Project Officer As mentioned previously, the River Esk in the North York Moors is the only river in Yorkshire with a Freshwater pearl mussel population Margaritifera margaritifera. The population is estimated to be comprised of…

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LEADER funding is available again in the North York Moors, Coast and Hills area to help rural businesses increase their productivity.

Amy Thomas – North York Moors, Coast and Hills LEADER Programme Manager It’s great to be able to start a new year with some good news – so we are very pleased to say that the North York Moors, Coast and Hills LEADER Programme is now open for business…

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Two more war memorials in the North York Moors have been listed by Historic England - see our latest blog post #northyorkmoors

Beth Davies – Building Conservation Officer A hundred years ago the First World War was into its fourth calendar year with no end in sight; Germany announced on 31 January 1917 that unrestricted submarine warfare would commence the following day and all…

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Introducing Ryevitalise, our new HLF Landscape Partnership Scheme, currently in development #northyorkmoors @HLFYandH

Tom Stephenson, External Funding Officer There must be something in the water in the North York Moors, having just started delivering the This Exploited Land of Iron Landscape Partnership Scheme, the National Park Authority and its partners* have also…

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Update on the search for elusive evidence to prove the location of the Battle of Byland in 1322 - see our latest #northyorkmoors blog post

Graham Lee, Senior Archaeological Conservation Officer and Ed Dennison, Ed Dennison Archaeological Services Ltd   Roulston Scar Iron Age Hillfort is a scheduled site in the south west corner of the National Park. Previous investigations by the Landscape…

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Last year's top 5 posts from the #northyorkmoors

Whether by accident or design these were our top 5 posts in 2016, according to the number of views. 1.The aesthetics of trees If you’re a land manager and you’re interested in grant to help you create, manage or improve your own woodland masterpiece –…

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Yet another mention of hygge - this time from an animal perspective - see our latest #northyorkmoors blog post

John Beech – Land Management Adviser Hygge (pronounced hoo–gah) has been a major trend for this Christmas period. It’s a Danish ‘concept’ of living cosily e.g. wearing thick socks whilst drinking hot chocolate and watching Murder She Wrote – which can…

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What sounds like Christmas and can be found in the #northyorkmoors - see our latest blog

Clair Shields – Planning Policy Officer/Building Conservation Officer Now that the lights are twinkling and the decorations are up, everywhere you look it is all about Christmas. So with this thought in mind I was intrigued as to what festive sounding…

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Natural England‘s Chief Scientist visited the North York Moors last week to see the ongoing work in the River Esk catchment to help save our dwindling population of Freshwater Pearl Mussels. You can read about why he came and what he thought here.  
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