• Sheffield Nature Fest set to celebrate local wildlife at Weston Park Museum this weekend

    Tuesday 25th July, 2017

    Weston Park Museum is set to go wild about wildlife this weekend!

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  • Hen Harrier Day comes to Devonshire Green

    Monday 24th July, 2017

    Hen Harrier, by Amy Lewis

    Next weekend (5 August) Sheffield Environmental, with support from Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust and Birders Against Wildlife Crime, are bringing the annual Hen Harrier Day event to Devonshire Green in Sheffield City Centre.

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  • Work starts to save the true bluebells of Sheffield

    Tuesday 18th July, 2017

    Moss Valley bluebells by Claire Taylor

    A grant of over £24,000 from Veolia Environmental Trust has enabled Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust to begin conservation work to protect the famous native bluebells of Moss Valley Woodlands, a popular nature reserve between Jordanthorpe and Norton, just to the south of Sheffield.

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  • Smartphone app could reveal how urban spaces affect our health and wellbeing

    Monday 17th July, 2017

    A new smartphone app designed to show how urban environments affect people’s health and wellbeing has been launched this week (14th July 2017).

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  • New PE experience inspires Grenoside pupils

    Thursday 13th July, 2017

    Wild PE

    Pupils from Grenoside Primary were amongst the first to try out a brand new PE lesson with a difference, with almost 50 year six pupils taking on the challenging new Greno Woods obstacle course, made possible thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery.

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  • The One Show presenter Mike Dilger joins Trust for AGM

    Saturday 8th July, 2017

    Mike Dilger with binoculars

    We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker at our Annual General Meeting in September will be The One Show's natural history star, Mike Dilger.

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  • It's a BioBlitz this July!

    Thursday 29th June, 2017

    At this time of year, it’s hard not to notice the wildlife all around – fruit is forming, young birds are trying out their wings, insects are buzzing about their business.

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  • Rare elm tree supporting elusive butterfly to be axed

    Wednesday 28th June, 2017

    Chelsea Road elm tree by Paul Selby

    A rare 120-year-old Huntingdon Elm tree on Chelsea Road in Nether Edge that has been found to support the declining white-letter hairstreak butterfly is to be felled under the Streets Ahead programme following a decision by Sheffield City Council yesterday.

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  • New project to connect Rotherham communities with their green spaces

    Tuesday 20th June, 2017

    Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, in partnership with Rotherham Borough Council and other community partners, have been awarded £514,000 of National Lottery money through the Big Lottery Fund. This will enable communities in Rotherham to connect with their local green spaces.

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  • Popular Sheffield moorland restored thanks to funding from Veolia

    Tuesday 6th June, 2017

    A grant of almost £15,000 from Veolia Environmental Trust has made it possible for Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust to carry out conservation work to protect Blacka Moor, a moorland nature reserve on the outskirts of Sheffield, popular with locals and visitors alike.

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