Apply for an Award  NYMA runs an annual award scheme which recognises contributions to conservation (natural or cultural).  

 
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). The research can be at the planning or implementation stage and applicants can be students, academics, members of local interest groups, or individual researchers.  
Past winners include:  
Carol Wilson for publication of her guide to the wildflowers of Westerdale (2018) 
Thornton-le-Dale History Society for research into the history of the village (2018) 
Fylingdale moorland birds study 
Adders and their habitat  
Moorland peat and vegetation survey 
Study of Barn Owl pellets 
 
Win £1000 for your conservation work! 
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.  
From 2020 applicants can apply for a grant of up to £1000. 
 
 
Conservation Award - 2021 
The Conservation Award is awarded biennually 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: 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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