Apply for an Award  Our annual award scheme recognises contributions to conservation (natural or cultural) in and around the National Park.  

President’s Award - 2020 
The President’s Award (awarded biennially) supports research which contributes to knowledge of the North York Moors, including archaeology, social or economic history (or current issues), and the environment (natural or built).  
Past winners are:  
2018: Thornton-le-Dale, A Village Through Time 
2018: 'Wild Flowers of Westerdale', a field study book 
2016: Barn Owl Research 
2012: Moorland Peat & Vegetation Survey 
2010: Archaeology on Fylingdales Moor 
2008: Adders and their Habitat 
2006: Fylingdales Moorland Bird Study 
2004: Butterfly Conservation - 'Large Heath' Research Project 
2002: Moorland Bird Study 
Win £1000 for your conservation research! 
The President’s Award supports research into the archaeology, social or economic history (or current issues) of the North York Moors, and the environment (natural or built). The research can be at the planning or implementation stage and applicants can be students, academics, members of local interest groups, or individual researchers.  
Conservation Award - 2021 
The Conservation Award is awarded biennially for work which support conservation by groups or individuals of the natural or built heritage in the National Park or surrounding area.  
Past winners are: 
2019: Whitby Naturalists' Club for the 'Buckthorn for Brimstones' project. 
2017: Yorkshire Exmoor Pony Trust 
2015: Kirby Trod restoration 
2013: Woodside River Corridor, River Esk, Castleton 
2011: Creation of wildflower meadow, Robin Hood's Bay 
2009: Mortuary Chapel restoration, Egton 
2007: Oak tree planting, Oakridge, Staithes 
2003: Ice House restoration, Wykeham 
2001: Community woodland, Littlebeck 
2000: Faceby Village Hall 
1999: Farm conservation, West Farm, Sleightholmedale 
1998: Dale Head Farm, Tree planting, Westerdale 
1997: Wildlife management, Rosedale Intake, Danby 
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