Craven Badger Group was founded in 1993 with the help of North Yorkshire Police and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority in response to a growing concern for the welfare of badgers in the Craven District Council area.


The aims of the group:

to encourage understandingof badgers

to promote and enhance the conservation and welfare of badgers

to record the distribution and status of badger setts within Craven District

to monitor badger setts on a regular basis

to protect badgers from disturbance and persecution

to assist statutory bodies in enforcement of the law