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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 (2020) 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

Craven Conservation Group has 80-100 members most of whom live in this area.(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, Malham Tarn Field Centre, Plantlife.


Contact us...

Please email Secretary

Or contact one of the committee below


Craven Conservation Group Committee Nov 2019 - Nov 2020:

Chair: Judith Allinson 01729 822138 Events Co-ordinator:Tamsin Candeland
Secretary: Melanie Fryer Newsletter:, composition & print production: Royanne Wilding
Treasurer: Bill Quinton Newsletter (i.e. magazine) Mailing and distribution; Helen Sergeant, 01729 860379
Treasurer: Bill Quinton Publicity/Press Officer: Zoe Pickup Posters: Judith Allinson
Committee Members: Cynthia Hardiman, Liz Neale

Web Editor + Ext Affairs (Liaison with YWT and YNU) Judith Allinson

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

All members welcome at planning meetings.

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