• 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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  • HS2 Select Committee can consider mitigation for the devastating impact of HS2

    Thursday 8th May, 2014

    The Wildlife Trusts call for ambitious nature restoration

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  • Skills for Wildlife programme a great success

    Thursday 8th May, 2014

    10 young people aged 16-19 have been the final group to complete their one year Skills for Wildlife traineeship with Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust. 30 young people in all have successfully achieved a level 2 or level 3 qualification in Environmental Conservation since the programme started in 2011. As well as the qualification, they gained experience and knowledge in a wide range of practical conservation skills, and a year of work experience that will undoubtedly give them a head start in their future careers.

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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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  • High impact HS2 needs a new vision

    Friday 25th April, 2014

    TWT logo

    New report shows how large-scale nature restoration along the HS2 proposed route could help heal blighted communities and damaged countryside

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  • Springtime Gardening

    Wednesday 16th April, 2014

    Photo by S Bown

    The sun has started shining and spring feels like it has finally arrived with some beautiful, dry weather. Now is the time to head out to your garden and start preparing for spring and summer.

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  • Wanted: wild thing recorders!

    Wednesday 16th April, 2014

    Photo by Matthew Roberts

    Sheffield and Rotherham residents who love the outdoors are being encouraged to record sightings of local wildlife in a bid to support Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s conservation efforts.

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