Our people

Our people

Yorkshire Peat Partnership at the CIEEM awards ©  David McKibbin

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Our partners

Curlew © Damian Waters

We are an umbrella organisation funded by:



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We are the UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our world-leading food and farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy. Our broad remit means we play a major role in people’s day-to-day life, from the food we eat, and the air we breathe, to the water we drink.

Environment Agency

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We work to create better places for people and wildlife, and support sustainable development. More

Garfield Weston Foundation

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Garfield Weston Foundation

The Garfield Weston Foundation is a family-founded, charitable grant-making foundation, which supports a wide range of causes across the UK, donating over £80 million annually.  It was established in 1958 by the Weston family and is one of the largest and most respected charitable institutions in the UK which has donated over £1 billion in total.  The Trustees are descendants of the founder and the Weston family continues to take a highly active and hands-on approach.

Natural England

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We're the government’s adviser for the natural environment in England, helping to protect England’s nature and landscapes for people to enjoy and for the services they provide. More

North York Moors National Park Authority

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The North York Moors National Park Authority looks after this beautiful corner of Yorkshire, helping to protect and conserve it, while encouraging people to enjoy and understand how special it is. More

Peter De Haan Charitable Trust

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Peter De Haan Charitable Trust logo

Founded in 1999, The Peter De Haan Charitable Trust has improved the quality of life for people and communities in the UK through its work with environmental, arts and community welfare, donating £28.6 million to organisations working in these areas. 

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

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Following the establishment of the National Park in 1954, the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority became an independent body, within the framework of local government, in 1997. More

Yorkshire Water

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It's taken for granted that we provide clean water and sanitation every day for over 5 million people, but what else do we do? More

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is a local charity working to create a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone. The Trust believes Yorkshire should be rich in wildlife for the benefit of everyone with more wildlife, more wild places and more people having a strong connection to nature. More

Our other partners include:

Moorland Association

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Moorland Association members are responsible for over a million acres of the moorlands of England and Wales. This includes 860,000 acres of upland heather representing almost all of this precious habitat south of the Scottish Border. More

National Farmers Union

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Our purpose is to champion British agriculture and horticulture, to campaign for a stable and sustainable future for British farmers and to secure the best possible deal for our members. More

National Trust

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We’re a charity founded in 1895 by three people who saw the importance of our nation’s heritage and open spaces and wanted to preserve them for everyone to enjoy.  More

Nidderdale AONB

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The Nidderdale AONB team works on behalf of those who live and work in the AONB, visitors and the wider community. More