Yorkshire Pine Marten Project

Pine marten in Yorkshire

New 3 year project for pine marten in Yorkshire

Heritage Lottery Fund support to uncover secrets of pine marten on the North York Moors. Rare and elusive pine marten will be the focus of a new 3 year project on the North York Moors, thanks to a grant of over £66,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Made possible thanks to money raised by …

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“Brian” returns… Pine marten project update

An update from Ed Snell, our Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Co-ordinator, on the latest pine marten goings-on in Yorkshire… As we moved through the autumn we started to see changes in wildlife activity through our camera traps. Grey squirrels busy stashing nuts and seeds for winter, red deer and roe deer fawns becoming much more …

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First ever images of pine marten in Yorkshire, by NatureSpy

We did it – pine martens, national press, and next steps…

An update from Ed Snell, our Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Co-ordinator, on the project’s recent success and next steps… Four years ago NatureSpy began the Yorkshire Pine Marten Project (YPMP) with one aim in mind: Can we capture images of pine marten living in Yorkshire? Repeated anecdotal evidence suggested pine marten were living in the …

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First ever images of pine marten in Yorkshire, by NatureSpy

NatureSpy find the Yorkshire pine marten!

First ever images of pine marten in Yorkshire The first ever images of a pine marten living in Yorkshire have been captured. A single male pine marten was captured by NatureSpy on a wildlife camera trap on Forestry Commission land on the North York Moors. This is the first confirmed record of pine marten in …

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Red deer stag on camera trap

Our first red deer stag capture…

More camera trap footage from our Yorkshire Pine Marten Project has just come in – and there are some very interesting captures… The most welcome of which was a red deer stag ogling the camera trap – a first for NatureSpy. This also represents the largest mammal we’ve ever captured on camera trap before! We were …

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Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Camera trap highlights

Latest Yorkshire Pine Marten Project Highlights

    Back to Yorkshire Pine Marten Project New volunteers get to grips with camera traps Volunteers after a 7 mile hike setting up camera traps to look for pine marten. Camera traps are again out on the North York Moors looking for pine marten – helped by new volunteers.  4 more volunteers have joined the …

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Pine marten project camera trap highlights

Scaredy-fox and return of the roe deer!

   Scaredy-fox and return of the roe deer! Click for video The first data is back from the camera traps that have been out on the North York Moors looking for pine marten. A couple of clips stood out – firstly, probably the most wimpy fox we’ve ever seen. The young fox clearly wanted …

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