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Events

We would be delighted to welcome you to one of our events. We have a range of activities to get involved in, such as tree planting and guided wildlife walks.

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5 November

Family Fungi Foray

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The lower slopes of Ingleborough in Autumn are bejewelled with beautiful, colourful Waxcap mushrooms, and many other fungi. come and see how many different colours and sizes you can find, and learn about the importance of fungi for our ecological well-being.

Please note this is *not* an expert-led mycology session, and we will not be identifying mushrooms to eat. The activities and content will be suitable for children.

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Local wildlife events

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust have an events calendar that's brimming with experiences and opportunities to learn:

Volunteering

Volunteers are vital to the work we do. Take a look at the latest opportunities to get involved.

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Weekly Volunteering

Wild Ingleborough Practical Conservation Days

Join us on one of our practical conservation days to help us improve this beautiful part of the Yorkshire Dales for wildlife and people. Tasks will vary depending on the season; please click here to see our current programme. No prior experience needed, just enthusiasm and a willingness to get stuck in.

Long term

volunteering opportunities

From time to time we might look to recruit a volunteer who has specific skills or experience. We will advertise these roles here.

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Volunteering for Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust manages nature reserves all over the county, and we have many opportunities for volunteers to get involved. Find out more here:

Citizen Science

Help us better understand the wildlife present on our project site, and how this might change over time.

Photo © Tony Gill

iNaturalist Project

iNaturalist is a website and an app, which allows people to upload their findings and wildlife spots while out in nature. We have set up a Wild Ingleborough project, so that visitors to the Ingleborough Massif can contribute to our understanding of the wildlife and plantlife present in the area.

The project will initially run until 1st January 2023, and can be viewed here:

You don’t need to be an expert to contribute – you can ask for help or confirmation with your identifications, and you can also use iNaturalist’s “seek” app to help you: