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This group exists as a local forum for anyone interested in countryside conservation in its widest sense, especially in wildlife conservation.... the North Craven area of Yorkshire.
Click here for Current (2024) Newsletter and list of upcoming events

Our area includes:
Settle, Malham, Bentham, Gargrave, Ingleton.

(It includes the Three Peaks of Yorkshire - Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen y Ghent - which lie in the South West of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the north east part of the Forest of Bowland, mostly moorland, and part of the Craven Lowlands)

map of area covered by CCG

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Craven Conservation Group has 80-100 members most of whom live in this area or just outside. (Over 100 when one includes members of a family in family membership)

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Our aims and activities include:
botanical surveys, guided walks, slide shows, children's events, butterfly recording, events for birds, mosses, fungi, grasses, and sedges, and physical conservation work. Our newsletter lists forthcoming events.
We promote links with:
other local, regional and natural history organisations e.g. Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Yorkshire Dales Conservation Volunteers, Bentham Footpath Group, Yorkshire Naturalists' Union, Plantlife.


Contact us...

Please email Secretary

Or contact one of the committee below


Craven Conservation Group Committee Nov 2023- Nov 2024:

Chair: Geoff Morries Committee member: Judith Allinson
Secretary Emma Timbers Committee member: Tamsin Candeland
Treasurer: Richard Candeland Committee member: -----

Planning Group Sub-Committee

Chair: Geoff Morries Events Co-ordinator:Tamsin Candeland
Newsletter (i.e. magazine), composition & print production: Emma Timbers Newsletter (i.e. magazine) Mailing and distribution; Helen Sergeant, 01729 860379
Web Editor + Ext Affairs (Liaison with YWT and YNU) Judith Allinson 01729 822138 Committee Members: Liz Neale Zoe Pickup, Jane Baddeley

Press Officer Judith Allinson



Others who have attended Planning Meetings recently: Barbara Thompson, David Fisher, Geoff Morries, Jane Baddeley, Terry Whitaker, Sharon and Pete Flint, Tom Lord, Ged and Chris Ben,

All members welcome at planning meetings.

This is the map of the area covered by Craven Conservation Group.
But we do have members who live outside and we do have activities outside this area.

Map of North Craven



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