• New HS2 route recommended for South Yorkshire

    Thursday 21st July, 2016

    New reports published by HS2 on 7th July have recommended that the HS2 proposed route in South Yorkshire should be changed.

    Read full story

  • Nature Counts projects asks citizens to become scientists

    Tuesday 28th June, 2016

    Hedgehog in a pile of autumn leaves (c)Tom Marshall

    People of Sheffield have the chance to become ‘citizen scientists’ for an exciting two-year long joint project aimed at recording animal and plant species in the area. This work will culminate in a ‘State Of Nature’ report for Sheffield, to give the city an ecological ‘health check’.

    Read full story

  • What does the EU Referendum Result mean for our local wildlife and natural environment?

    Friday 24th June, 2016

    Wigtwizzle Woods Broomhead Reservoir (c) John Wallis at JWLandscapePhotography

    The EU's environmental legislation has provided a strong framework for wildlife protection and air and water quality improvements. The decision to leave the EU brings significant long-term risks to our local wildlife and the quality of our natural environment.

    Read full story

  • Children to benefit from national wildlife challenge

    Thursday 26th May, 2016

    Children of Sheffield and Rotherham are being urged to get out into nature this June as part of a national wildlife event that has been shown to improve health and wellbeing.

    Read full story

  • Sheffield partnership set to carry out experiment in a bid to bring more wildlife to the city

    Wednesday 18th May, 2016

    Roadside flowers in Sheffield credit Paul Hobson

    A new collaboration between Streets Ahead, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust is changing the way that some of Sheffield’s grass verges are cut in a bid to understand if this can help bring more wildlife to our city.

    Read full story

  • Celebrating Sir David Attenborough at 90: Decades of devotion to UK wildlife

    Sunday 8th May, 2016

    Sir David Attenborough (c) Tom Marshall.jpg

    The Wildlife Trusts thank David for being the UK’s great supporter of the wild world

    Read full story

  • Public offered free motion sensor camera to mark hedgehog week

    Tuesday 3rd May, 2016

    Hedgehog by Gillian Day

    A special nature spotting kit that includes a motion sensor camera is being offered to older people by Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust to kick off Hedgehog Awareness Week.

    Read full story

  • Sheffield’s Birds – Racing against Modernity

    Wednesday 30th March, 2016

    Firecrest copyright Amy Lewis

    How modern farming practices and changing landscapes have pushed some birds to the brink while boosting numbers for others

    Read full story

  • Historic Woodlands Fit for the Future

    Wednesday 30th March, 2016

    Panoramic view through Greno Woods

    Over 3000 native trees have been planted in Greno Woods this winter, as part of a plan to improve the resilience of the semi-natural ancient woodland, which holds some of Yorkshire’s most vulnerable habitats and species.

    Read full story

  • Shining a green light on Sheffield

    Friday 26th February, 2016

    Sunnybank photo credit Sarah Sidgwick

    After 12 months of consultation and evidence gathering, Sheffield’s Green Commission has published its report on the city’s sustainability, alongside recommendations to retain and improve the city’s green credentials.

    Read full story