• Fox Hagg and Wyming Brook extensions get the go ahead

    Sunday 11th November, 2012

    Ben Spencer and Rob Miller on site

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham has secured management of a further 33 hectares of land in the Rivelin Valley, thanks to the work of solicitors Wake Smith LLP.

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  • Woodland management at Greno

    Thursday 8th November, 2012

    Photo copyright Chris Senior, ecospace.org.uk

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham continues its sustainable management of Greno Woods this winter. For approximately three weeks in November and December, most of the felling work will take place in the northern area of the woods.

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  • Action for Ash

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    Ash tree, Stafford Road

    As Defra Secretary of State Owen Paterson prepares to meet the Forestry Commission (this weekend) to consider what action to take to control Ash dieback disease Chalara fraxinea, The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham urges members and supporters to report potential sightings of infected trees, in the hope that the ecological impacts of this devastating disease can be minimised.

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  • Wet weather makes new friends

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    mammal survey

    The wet weather this summer may have made many of us miserable, but despite the rain, the population of small mammals living on a wetland nature reserve are surprisingly healthy.

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  • Government must listen to MPs and abandon badger cull

    Friday 26th October, 2012

    Photo by Andrew Mason, www.andrewmasonphotography.co.uk

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham urges the Government to listen to Parliament after MPs backed a motion calling on the Government to abandon its planned badger cull.

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  • Badger cull delay welcome: time to throw weight behind alternatives

    Wednesday 24th October, 2012

    Wildlife Trusts logo

    The Wildlife Trusts welcome the Environment Secretary’s announcement to delay the badger cull but are disappointed by his (economic) motives.

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  • Sheffield Wildlife Trust AGM 2012

    Wednesday 22nd August, 2012

    Photo by Glyn Hudson

    This year our annual general meeting (AGM) will be held on the evening of 27th September at our headquarters on Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF. Before the meeting there will be a talk by Alastair Fitter CBE, '100 Years On - New Challenges for Conservation’ which everyone is welcome to attend.

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  • Leadership needed for nature's recovery

    Friday 20th July, 2012

    The Wildlife Trusts logo

    One year on from the publication of the Natural Environment White Paper, The Wildlife Trusts welcome the Efra Select Committee report into the White Paper, published today (17th July)

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  • Julie's Vodaphone volunteer odyssey

    Thursday 12th July, 2012

    Julie Riley putting out small mammal traps on a reserve

    Read the full account of Julie Riley's time with us as a Vodaphone World of Difference volunteer.

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  • Wildlife Trust secures Heritage Lottery Fund support

    Thursday 21st June, 2012

    Buzzard in flight. Photo copyright Paul Hobson

    The Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham has successfully secured initial support* for a £265,000 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) bid, plus £24,300 development funding to help reconnect people to their woodland heritage.

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