• 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

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    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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  • Tata Steel support a greener future for Sheffield

    Thursday 31st January, 2013

    Liz Ballard presents Ed Heath-Whyte with our corporate membership certificate

    Tata Steel, one of the top ten global steelmakers, has shown its support for the environment by joining the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham as a corporate member.

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  • A year of healthy choices

    Thursday 31st January, 2013

    Forge Valley school visit a farm

    Over 1500 young people have been encouraged and helped to make changes to their diets through the Healthy Lunches Project this year.

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  • HS2 phase 2 – high impact on the North’s natural heritage (national release)

    Thursday 31st January, 2013

    The Wildlife Trusts logo

    Following the Government’s announcement of its preferred route for the second phase of High Speed Rail 2, The Wildlife Trusts’ initial analysis shows that more than 200 important wildlife sites lie within a one kilometre corridor centred on the proposed route and could suffer as a result. Of these, at least 65 are at direct risk of impact from the line itself.

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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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  • HS2 Phase 2 and its impact on wildlife (local release)

    Wednesday 30th January, 2013

    Woodhouse Washlands, photo by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham expresses concern over phase 2 of the new high speed rail link (from Birmingham to Leeds) which could destroy or damage several areas of ecological importance in our region – including ancient woodlands and hedgerows, wetlands and moorlands.

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  • Protecting our seas has huge public support, says MP

    Tuesday 22nd January, 2013

    Angela Smith MP & Stephanie Hilborne OBE, CEO of The Wildlife Trusts

    Proposals to protect England’s Seas are vital and have widespread public support Angela Smith MP said today.

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  • Northern Ambition’s Catchment Walkovers

    Friday 23rd November, 2012

    The Don at Norfolk Bridge

    Although many people may not think it, Sheffield and Rotherham’s waterways are full of life and you don’t have to look far to find a diverse array of flora and fauna on the door step of our urban centres. Spot kingfishers darting along Nursery Street, or try your hand at fly-fishing on Blonk Street, tucked away behind the Wicker.

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