In the Middle Ure, the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is leading a project under their Living Landscapes campaign which also ties in with the North Yorkshire and York Local Nature Partnership’s priority area for the Ure. The Environment Agency have identified the need for further monitoring and investigation on the main River Ure to improve our understanding of the pressures in this catchment including over abstraction of water.

The two partnership projects, led by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in this catchment under the Living Landscapes Initiative are