• Funding boost for nature

    Wednesday 6th August, 2014


    Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust is today celebrating the news that it has received a £10,492 funding boost from SITA Trust to carry out some work on the heathland at Foxholes, in the Rivelin Valley west of Sheffield.

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  • The value of Sheffield's mature street trees

    Friday 1st August, 2014

    Photo by Alison Somerset-Ward

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  • Nature conservation groups challenge political parties: Recognise the wider benefits of protecting nature and commit to new legislation

    Friday 1st August, 2014

    TWT logo

    The Wildlife Trusts and RSPB today call on all the main political parties to value nature and secure its recovery by committing to a new Nature and Wellbeing Act.

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  • Reserve Advisory Group meetings - July to August 2014

    Friday 4th July, 2014

    4-spotted chaser, photo by Ben Keywood

    If you’re interested in your local nature reserve and would like to know more about its management, come along to the next meeting of the Reserve Advisory Group (RAG). The Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust will be holding a series of RAG meetings for all members of the local community who visit the nature reserves, or who wish to know more about them.

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  • Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust AGM 2014

    Friday 20th June, 2014

    This year the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham is holding its Annual General meeting on Thursday 25th September at our Headquarters: 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF.

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  • Stories from Living with Nature: conference

    Friday 6th June, 2014

    conference brochure

    A conference is being held on the 9th and 10th of June to celebrate a project that has been working across Sheffield for the last three years to improve existing outdoor areas for both communities and nature.

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  • Wildlife haven in danger of being lost.

    Friday 30th May, 2014

    Smithy Wood protestors

    Smithy Wood has survived for hundreds of years despite threats from M1 construction, mining, electricity cables and fire. It now faces being concreted over in favour of a motorway service area.

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  • Orienteering challenge at Greno Woods

    Friday 30th May, 2014

    Photo copyright David Shapiro

    If you go down to Greno Woods today, you’re sure of a grand day out – and now you can try orienteering, too.

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  • Wild at heart - capturing nature

    Friday 23rd May, 2014

    Alliums, Sheffield Botanical Gardens, photo by Jan Flamank

    The Wild at heart project is running a wildlife-inspired photography course for older adults from June to August

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  • LEMURs start new life in Sheffield

    Thursday 8th May, 2014

    Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust have appointed six new LEMUR (Learning Environments in Marine, Urban and Rural areas) Project Trainees. The trainees will complete a bursary funded placement in nature conservation lasting nine months. The project has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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