• Takes 5 mins to complete! Sheffield City Council Parks and Countryside Survey

    Friday 25th November, 2016

    Children outdoors, playing outside green space Matthew Roberts

    If you value your parks, green spaces, countryside and woodlands then please make your views known. Sheffield City Council have a consultation open until Wednesday (30th November). It takes less than 5 minutes to fill in. Please encourage others to do so too, so that SCC cannot be in any doubt how important our green spaces are us, our families, and our future.

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  • Sheffield Street Trees News Update

    Thursday 17th November, 2016

    Sheffield Street Tree Removal this morning by Amey, Richard Pethen

    Following the tree felling on Rustling's Road last month, we are making proposals to SCC about positive steps they could take to improve the decision-making process around felling, especially with regard to the ITP's recommendations.

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  • Christmas advert will bring joy and nature to children

    Thursday 10th November, 2016

    John Lewis Christmas advert

    The Wildlife Trusts are John Lewis’ Christmas charity partner

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  • £2.8m National Lottery grant will help Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust protect ‘Sheffield Lakeland’

    Monday 7th November, 2016

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  • See our final response to the Sheffield flood prevention consultation

    Tuesday 1st November, 2016

    Endcliffe Park

    Sheffield City Council are consulting on bold new ideas to help prevent future flooding in the city. The more controversial options being considered are ‘flood storage areas’ - designated open space where flood water can collect, before draining off gradually without reaching buildings.

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  • I don't think that's a local frog...

    Thursday 27th October, 2016

    Ecuadorian tree frog, Ben Keywood, Sheffield, florist, news, quarantine

    A tree frog from Ecuador hitched a ride in some cut roses and ended up in a florists in Sheffield!

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  • Call on residents to help give hedgehogs a home

    Tuesday 11th October, 2016

    Hedgehogs are in decline

    Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust has launched an appeal to boost hedgehog numbers in the county. We are asking residents to become ‘Hedgehog Heroes’; by sending sightings of hedgehogs, along with donating funds to its Hedgehog Appeal. The Trust believes this will help them to learn more about the local hedgehog population.

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  • Have your say on the future of our city's trees

    Thursday 6th October, 2016

    Holy Vale Elm, Ed Marshall. Sheffield Tree Woodland Consultation

    The Trees and Woodlands Strategy Consultation 2016 is now open for your comments.

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  • Simon Barnes: Why acting for wildlife can make your life better

    Friday 23rd September, 2016

    Simon Barnes environmental campaigner with SRWT Rob Miller  Photo; Kate Dawson

    Simon Barnes, the esteemed wildlife journalist and author of over 20 books, including How to be a Bad Birdwatcher and most recently, The Meaning of Birds, gave an inspiring talk at our AGM on 22nd September.

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  • One of UK’s leading wildlife gurus to deliver major environmental speech in Sheffield

    Thursday 15th September, 2016

    Simon Barnes, leading environmental campaigner. Photo; David Bebber

    Not concreting over your garden and putting out a bird feeder could help to safeguard South Yorkshire’s wildlife for generations to come. That’s the message from one of the country’s leading writers on wildlife, who will demand everyone in the region takes responsibility for protecting natural environments when he delivers a major speech in Sheffield later this month.

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