Apply for an Award NYMA makes an annual award for conservation in and around the National Park
President’s Award - 2020
The President’s Award is awarded biennially for 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: 'Large Heath' Butterfly Conservation Research
2002: Moorland Bird Study
Win £1000 for your conservation research!
The 2020 President’s Award supports research into the North York Moors, including its natural and human history. The research can be at the planning or implementation stage, and applications are welcomed from students, academics, members of local interest groups, or individual researchers.
Contact us here for an application form or to request more information. Deadline for applications: 31 May (winner announced in June).
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