• A celebration of the year: 2016-17

    Wednesday 27th September, 2017

    Mike Dilger presents 'The Trials and Tribulations of a Natural History Presenter

    Over 80 people, including staff, trustees and members, joined us last Thursday for a look back at the last year at our Annual General Meeting.

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  • Surveys and DNA analyses reveal fascinating glimpses into the lives of Sheffield’s otters

    Wednesday 20th September, 2017

    Otter, by Elliot Smith

    The otter is one of our largest but most elusive native mammals. Two years of surveying the River Don for signs of otters, coupled with cutting edge DNA analyses has revealed new insights into the River Don’s otters.

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  • Initial response to Junction 33 planning application

    Wednesday 20th September, 2017

    Smithy Wood, by Billy Chapman

    Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust has written to Sheffield City Council to continue our objection to controversial proposals to build a major motorway service area on Smithy Wood, following the submission of a formal planning application by Applegreen for a development at Junction 33 of the M1.

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  • Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust calls on the Council not to fell Chelsea Road elm, whilst trying to save endangered butterfly colony

    Tuesday 12th September, 2017

    Chelsea Road elm

    Despite considerable efforts by the Trust and many interested parties to seek a more sympathetic approach to the management of this important mature elm tree, the Council has decided to significantly reduce the canopy with a view to felling in the future.

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  • Chelsea Road elm tree latest

    Friday 8th September, 2017

    Below are full details of the latest developments and our recent exchanges with Streets Ahead regarding the Chelsea Road elm tree:

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  • Get hands-on with nature!

    Wednesday 30th August, 2017

    Taking a moment to record the good things about Sheffield using Shmapped

    September is a transitional month, when the endless hot summer days start to give way to crisper mornings and that indefinable scent of autumn. Trees tease us with the start of their spectacular autumn colour show, and wildlife is busy making the most of the bounty and preparing for the colder weather they know will come soon.

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  • Map the good things about Sheffield with new smartphone app

    Tuesday 22nd August, 2017

    Urban flowers, Parson Cross, by Paul Hobson

    A new smartphone app developed by the Universities of Derby and Sheffield is helping Sheffield residents determine how city living affects our health and wellbeing – and now you can get involved this summer through community walks with a twist, organised by Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust.

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  • Wildlife partnership flying high

    Wednesday 16th August, 2017

    The Wildlife Trusts celebrates 10 year partnership with Vine House Farm.

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  • Wyming Brook flying the flag as one of the UK’s best green spaces

    Tuesday 8th August, 2017

    Wyming Brook, by Rob Miller

    Wyming Brook nature reserve has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best green spaces in the UK.

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  • Where the wild things are

    Thursday 27th July, 2017

    The lazy, hazy days of August are almost upon us, and the air is filled with summer scents - fresh mown hay, hard baked earth, and the tang of ozone after a summer storm.

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