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On 8th September 2012, we assisted with a Heritage Day event at Flixton Carr. The site is currently being excavated by a York University Team lead by Mesolithic expert Dr Nicky Milner  and  her team. During stone age times  the land consisted of small linked islands linked by a gravel ridge in the [...]

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Do you love butterflies but hate moths? You may change your mind if you link to the Yorskshire Coast Blog , which shows the breath taking variation in colour and shape of local moths to perfection.  Look out for the sallow kitten pinup of  June 27th (not the feline variety) [...]

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Filey Dams Nature Reserve

On December 14, 2011 By

This wetland reserve features two bird watching hides, and is home to a number of mammal, insect and amphibian species, including an internationally important population of great crested newts. The general nature of the land and regular winter flooding ensure a comprehensive wetland flora.  The dominant species is soft rush, with water plantain, water-crowfoot, celery-leaved [...]

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