• Restoring Greno Woods’ ancient woodland

    Tuesday 17th October, 2017

    Greno Woods

    This autumn/winter, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust will be carrying out restoration work to ancient woodland at our Greno Woods nature reserve.

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  • Have your say on the Greno Woods masterplan

    Tuesday 17th October, 2017

    Greno Woods

    Lying on the northern fringes of Sheffield, Grenoside Woodlands comprise 700 hectares of woodland, heathland and ancient field systems, including Greno Woods (Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust), Wharncliffe Woods (Forestry Commission) and Wheata Woods (Sheffield City Council).

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  • TV naturalist praises ‘innovative’ outdoor learning in Sheffield

    Thursday 12th October, 2017

    Nick Bakers visits our Greno Woods Academy of Danger

    BBC One’s The Really Wild Show presenter Nick Baker has praised Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s new ‘Academy of Danger’ for schools – which has been made possible thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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  • Misty mornings and nippy nights

    Monday 2nd October, 2017

    Autumn leaves in Greno Woods, by Paul Hobson

    Autumn is well and truly here! Misty mornings, nippy nights, dew-spangled cobwebs and the lingering scent of bonfires are a feast for the senses this month, and we have lots in store to help you make the most of it!

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  • Environment Secretary visits Sheffield to discuss street tree programme

    Thursday 28th September, 2017

    Yorkshire Post Newspapers

    The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, visited Sheffield yesterday to meet with Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, along with other representatives involved in the street trees campaign.

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  • A celebration of the year: 2016-17

    Wednesday 27th September, 2017

    Mike Dilger presents 'The Trials and Tribulations of a Natural History Presenter

    Over 80 people, including staff, trustees and members, joined us last Thursday for a look back at the last year at our Annual General Meeting.

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  • Initial response to Junction 33 planning application

    Wednesday 20th September, 2017

    Smithy Wood, by Billy Chapman

    Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust has written to Sheffield City Council to continue our objection to controversial proposals to build a major motorway service area on Smithy Wood, following the submission of a formal planning application by Applegreen for a development at Junction 33 of the M1.

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  • Surveys and DNA analyses reveal fascinating glimpses into the lives of Sheffield’s otters

    Wednesday 20th September, 2017

    Otter, by Elliot Smith

    The otter is one of our largest but most elusive native mammals. Two years of surveying the River Don for signs of otters, coupled with cutting edge DNA analyses has revealed new insights into the River Don’s otters.

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  • Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust calls on the Council not to fell Chelsea Road elm, whilst trying to save endangered butterfly colony

    Tuesday 12th September, 2017

    Chelsea Road elm

    Despite considerable efforts by the Trust and many interested parties to seek a more sympathetic approach to the management of this important mature elm tree, the Council has decided to significantly reduce the canopy with a view to felling in the future.

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  • Chelsea Road elm tree latest

    Friday 8th September, 2017

    Below are full details of the latest developments and our recent exchanges with Streets Ahead regarding the Chelsea Road elm tree:

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