Funding to aid wildlife

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust applied for a grant of over �150,000 which will transform grassland into a mosaic of habitats at Potteric Carr just outside Doncaster.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust applied for a grant of over �150,000 which will transform grassland into a mosaic of habitats at Potteric Carr just outside Doncaster.

A GRANT of over £100,000 will help transform grassland into a wildlife habitat at a popular nature reserve.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust successfully applied for the £153,354 funding from Waste Recycling Environmental Limited as part of a national £10 million Biodiversity Action Fund.

That money will go towards the habitat project with ponds, reed fringes and wet grassland at Potteric Carr nature reserve in Balby.

More than 150 species of bird, 28 types of butterfly and 20 varieties of dragonfly can already at the nature reserve.