• Wyming Brook nature reserve is one of the best in the country

    Friday 2nd August, 2013

    Wyming Brook, photo by Helen Taylour

    Keep Britain Tidy announces a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces for 2013.

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  • Wanted: Willing walkers for wildlife

    Friday 2nd August, 2013

    Wyming Brook

    Local residents are being encouraged to discover wildlife and record sightings in a bid to support the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham’s conservation efforts.

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  • Join us for An Evening with Amey

    Thursday 11th July, 2013

    Invitation to An Evening with Amey

    This evening talk will take a look at Amey’s approach to biodiversity as part of its “Streets Ahead” programme. Staff from Amey will provide an overview of the programme and what they are doing to support local wildlife and biodiversity. You will then have the chance to ask questions about activity planned across Sheffield in relation to trees, verges, wildlife, species protection etc.

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  • It’s official – UK’s Nature is in trouble

    Thursday 13th June, 2013

    Foxholes boundary with Wyming Brook nature reserve

    This is the conclusion of a groundbreaking report “State of Nature” published recently by a coalition of leading conservation and research organisations.

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  • Wildlife Trust calls to ‘Stop the Cull’!

    Friday 31st May, 2013

    SWT logo

    The 1st June 2013 could be a very sad day for all lovers of UK wildlife. This is the date that pilot badger culls are due to start in parts of south west England, with the potential for thousands of badgers – a protected species - to be shot during the culling period.

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  • Sixty per cent of UK species in decline, groundbreaking study finds

    Wednesday 22nd May, 2013

    David Attenborough, who launched the State of Nature report today

    UK nature is in trouble – that is the conclusion of a groundbreaking report published today by a coalition of leading conservation and research organisations.

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  • Volunteer-led ‘River Walkovers’ a Success!

    Thursday 9th May, 2013

    Chris Doar, volunteer with the river walkover scheme

    Volunteers in Sheffield and Rotherham have successfully completed a pilot project for the Environment Agency, aimed at monitoring the health of the City’s rivers and canals. The waterways in and around Sheffield and Rotherham are home to a diverse array of wildlife, from kingfishers to fig trees.

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  • Centenary Riverside Nature Park – a cold celebration event!

    Wednesday 8th May, 2013

    Julie Kenny CBE DLcutting the ribbon on the new archway

    The former High Sheriff of South Yorkshire Julie Kenny CBE DL officially opened the new archway sculpture at the Centenary Riverside Nature Park in Rotherham recently. Designed by local artist Jason Thomson, the sculpture shows a melting pot changing into a willow arch, which portrays the award-winning park’s transition from its industrial past into a wetland and grassland nature park.

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  • Greno Woods latest good news!

    Wednesday 8th May, 2013

    Photo by Chris Senior ecoscape.org

    Wildlife Trust wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

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  • Reflecting on Centenary

    Friday 15th March, 2013

    Centenary Riverside 2009

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham has invited local businesses, organisations and funders who have been involved in the creation of Centenary Riverside Nature Park in Rotherham to celebrate the project’s successes so far and to help officially open a new archway sculpture at this award winning park. The celebration will take place on site on the 25th March.

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