Presentations & Videos

St Nicks
St Nicks is the green heart of York: a centre for nature and green living, with an ambitious vision for York.
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Thornton Le Dale Village Hub
We are a team of volunteers dedicated to enhancing our community both through improving our environment and setting up community activities and projects.
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Settrington Toad Patrol
Saving the toads, frogs and newts of Settrington.
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Gilling Gardens
A 5-Acre wildlife and horti area run by Autism Plus, a regional charity supporting young autistic adults.
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Howardian Hills AONB Grant Scheme
Do you have an idea for a project which will conserve and enhance the AONB or connect people with the landscape?
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The Old Weigh
Zero waste shop selling food produce including flour, cereal, dried fruit, spices and beans. They also stock eco-friendly household products and toiletries.
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Animal Aid
Michael, Sara and Rosemary are vegans who are all in their 70s. In this video they discuss their reasons for going vegan, what their journey to veganism was like and why they think that age shouldn’t be a barrier to going vegan.
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NYCC Composting
All about compsting in North Yorkshire and how the council can help you.
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Kirby Misperton Recycling Corner
Watch our video all about our recycling corner!
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Yorkshire Energy Doctor
Yorkshire Energy Doctor is a Community Interest Company (CIC) based in Riccall, near Selby, in North Yorkshire. We are a not-for-profit organisation working to tackle fuel poverty and to ensure that everyone is able to heat their home at an affordable cost.
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Pickering Hedgehog Rescue
Newly released hedgehog encounters grass for the first time ever, which prompts it to ‘self anoint’. This is believed to be a unique way a hedgehog uses to add scents to its memory.
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Village Hall Solar Project
Jos Holmes on the village hall solar project
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Past Live Events – Ryedale Environment Week 2020

Tackling Climate Change in Ryedale 
Kevin Hollinrake will give a short presentation on how the government’s plans on tackling climate change will benefit Ryedale. This will be followed by a Q&A session 
Watch the recording here
Kevin Hollinrake, MP for Thirsk and Malton
Pickering Hedgehog Rescue 
Learn about the work at the Pickering Hedgehog Rescue and how you can help these fascinating creatures
Watch the recording here
View the presentation slides here
Louise Mudd
Public Transport in Ryedale 
Helen Gundry helps us to understand how better public transport services are vital to a greener region, and how we can achieve the improvements needed.  This event will be led by Northern Ryedale Public Transport Group and Moorsbus Community Interest Company. 
Watch the recording here
Helen Gundry

Promoting veganism. Saving animals from cruelty and saving the planet. Viva! website 
Watch the recording here 
Will Sorflaten
Spotlight on Local Community Projects 
A presentation on the Ryedale Community Charter by Caroline Davis, followed by inspiring case studies from towns and villages of Ryedale.
Watch the recording here
Representatives from local environmental groups from Kirkbymoorside, Kirby Misperton, Hovingham and Pickering.
Malton Circular Economy 
Why we want to create the first market town circular economy in Yorkshire’s Food Capital – reducing waste, driving down our carbon footprint and creating our own local power supply. 
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Sue Jefferson 
Electric Vehicles 
Everything you need to know about electric vehicles and the practicalities of owning one 
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Panel of local electric vehicle owners   
Compassion in World Farming 
The leading farm animal welfare charity. IWF website 
Watch the recording here
Andrew Orr
North Yorkshire Rotters 
All you need to know about home composting! 
Watch the recording here
Jeff Coates
Rye Reflections 
Part of theRyevitalise project  – a £3.4 million Landscape Partnership Scheme supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, North York Moors National Park Authority and partners, and inspired by local communities. 
Watch the recording here 
Amy Carrick
Slow the Flow! 
Stopping floods using natural flood management a case study.  Pickering’s slow the flow Facebook page
Watch the recording here 
Mike Potter
On your e-bike! / Get Cycling
Big Bear Bikes tell us everything we need to know about electric bicycles.  Ryedale Cycle Forum discuss cycle routes, events and cycling safely 
Watch the recording here 
Big Bear Bikes

Tackling Climate Change in Ryedale 
Share your opinions on what should be the council’s top priorities  in tackling climate change in Ryedale. 
Watch the recording here 
John Law, Climate Change and Environmental Projects Officer at Ryedale District Council 
Energy-efficient Housing
Tips on how to save energy / improve heating in houses which impacts on reducing climate change as well as reducing fuel poverty 
Watch the recording here  
Ryedale Environment Group
Save the World in 60 Minutes! 
We can all help tackle climate change by taking small practical steps.  In this facilitated workshop we will share and brainstorm as many ideas as possible. 
View our ideas here

Facilitated by REG members

Other Activities

Pledge Wall
2020 Environmental pledges