YWP WildLIVE weekends

Exclusive X Factor personal appearances at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

X Factor acts will get the YWP experience as they play a series of exclusive performances at award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Runners-up from the hit ITV show will head to WildLIVE Weekends at the innovative park for their first public appearance on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November. The meet and greet experience will see the talented acts, from …

Participants at the International Polar Bear Workshop

Yorkshire Wildlife Park hosts international polar bear workshop

The first phase of a stunning expansion to create more than 300 jobs and a £50 million boost to the local economy of the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park has been submitted to Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council for planning permission. The 150-acre expansion will improve facilities and increase the species of animals cared for at the innovative park, which is aiming …

YWP submits planning application for first phase of £50m expansion

The first phase of a stunning expansion to create more than 300 jobs and a £50 million boost to the local economy of the award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park has been submitted to Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council for planning permission. The 150-acre expansion will improve facilities and increase the species of animals cared for at the innovative park, which is aiming …

IUCN Meeting

The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Species Survival Commission

The Climate Change Summit in Paris discussed the clear and urgent threat to many thousands of species as weather systems and habitats change. In response to the US’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, the ICUN’s Director General commented: Read more about IUCN www.iucn.org/news/secretaria/201706/iucn-director-general%E2%80%99s-statement-us-announcement-regard-paris-agreement And how YWPF support them http://www.ywpfoundation.com/projects-we-support/iucns-species-survival-commission/ On the 20 – 22 June the IUCN Specialist Group for …

Consultation

Yorkshire Wildlife Park announces 50m expansion plan

Award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park has announced expansion plans that will bring £50m investment and over 300 extra jobs. The park has secured 150 acres of land adjacent to the current site and is developing plans, which have the potential to make it one of the leading destinations in the UK. Yorkshire Wildlife Park was founded eight years ago and has …

Paris Climate Agreement

YWP reconfirms climate change commitment after Trump withdrawal

The award-winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park (YWP) has reconfirmed its commitment to combating climate change in the wake of President Donald Trump withdrawing the US from the Paris climate accord. The park issued a statement in support of global initiatives to support animals at risk from disappearing habitat caused by climate change. The 300-acre park, at Branton, near Doncaster, is home …

Little Paws

Little Paws Photography Competition

Calling all young photographers! Yorkshire Wildlife Park have launched a unique competition for young photographers; from five up to sixteen years of age. This photographic competition aims to inspire kids to learn about wildlife photography and capture fantastic pictures of the incredible animals at Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We hope to give budding young photographers a great opportunity to showcase their …

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation Gives Double Boost to Critically Endangered Rhinos

Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation Gives Double Boost to Critically Endangered Rhinos

The safety of threatened rhinos has been given a huge boost with grants from the Yorkshire Wildlife Park Foundation. It has funded two key projects that will protect black and white rhino populations across Kenya which are being ruthlessly targeted by poachers. The devastating trade has left many young rhinos orphaned and vulnerable without the protection of their parents. The …

Classic cars roar into Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Classic cars roar into Yorkshire Wildlife Park

A distinctive roar will sound out over the Yorkshire Wildlife Park this weekend as a fleet of sleek classic and new cars goes on display. The purring and growling sounds of finely-tuned engines will join the familiar animal calls for the unique event at the award-winning park. The Alfa Romeo Owners Club (AROC) is holding its first major gathering of …