International Polar Bear Day 2019: Did you know these 10 polar bear facts?

Wednesday 27th February 2019 is International Polar Bear Day in association with our partner charity Polar Bears International (PBI). To celebrate this marvellous mammal, we’re talking about our 10 favourite polar bear facts. International Polar Bear Day is all about drawing global attention to the challenges polar bears face in a warming Arctic and how each of us can help. We …

YWPF to assist Fauna & Flora International in Kenyan black rhino protection

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation is delighted to announce that a grant application from Fauna & Flora International has been approved by our Trustees. YWPF will be supporting the international conservation charity over the next three years with the aim to enhance the recovery and conservation of wildlife within the Sera Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya. The charity’s main focus is to …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation helps crucial climate change study

Photo Credit: Alan Lee A major study, supported by the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation, has discovered a range of trees resistant to climate change.  The discovery could have huge implications on the protection of animals threatened by disappearing habitats around the world.  The study, Reforesting for The Climate of Tomorrow, analysed the traits of 25 species of trees and other plants in Borneo’s Kutai …

AEECL: A partner charity conservation update

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation is proud to call AEECL (Association Européenne pour l’Étude et la Conservation des Lémuriens) one of our partner charities, the lemur conservation association based on the Sahamalaza Peninsula in Madagascar. This community based charity has been working tirelessly since 2000 to help maintain and strengthen the habitat of some of Madagascar’s most endangered lemur species – …