• 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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  • Sheffield’s Urban Falcons Return for Second Season

    Friday 15th March, 2013

    Adult male peregrine, copyright Steve Waterhouse

    'Sheffield Peregrines' is back! After the success of last year, the popular blog returns. Now with a live webcam, the blog follows the nest life of peregrine falcons in Sheffield city centre.

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  • Countdown for the countryside

    Friday 8th March, 2013

    Wildlife Trusts badger logo

    5 days left to urge MEPs to vote for nature-friendly farming

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  • Marathon effort for Sheffield's wildlife

    Friday 8th March, 2013

    Sheffield half marathon banner

    It’s that time of year already; Spring is here, just in time to see all those new year’s healthy living resolutions disappearing … It’s time to get back on track! So, what better time to set yourself a goal, get fit outdoors in the beautiful spring sunshine and conquer the SIG Insulations Sheffield Half-Marathon!

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  • Wildlife Trust Woodland Win

    Monday 11th February, 2013

    Wildlife Trusts logo

    With the generous support of over £18,000 from The Veolia Environmental Trust, the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham has completed an exciting conservation project at Greno Woods, Sheffield

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  • Future protection for forests welcome

    Thursday 31st January, 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts Logo

    Confirmation that forests in England will remain in public ownership is warmly welcomed today as the Government publishes its long-awaited response to the Independent Panel on Forestry.

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