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