As Yorkshire Water announce a hosepipe ban from 26th August, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust are urging people to consider the impacts of the drought on wildlife and start using water wisely now.
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust is celebrating achieving the Green Flag Award at Wyming Brook nature reserve for the seventh consecutive year. The award is the international quality mark for parks and green spaces. After two years that have seen our parks and green spaces play a vital role for people through lockdowns as a […]
On the morning of 10 June 2022 our Advocacy Officer Ian Cracknell joined local swift group representatives Laura Lian (S6 Swifts) and Aimee Ambrose (Walkley and Crookes Swift Group) at a house in Crookes, following concerns from a local resident about newly erected scaffolding on a house which had previously hosted swift nests. The scaffolding […]
The South Yorkshire Woodland Creation Partnership project led by Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust has been awarded a grant from the £6 million Trees Call to Action Fund, led by Defra, the Forestry Commission and The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The partnership project — which is headed by Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust and includes […]
Local voluntary group S6 Swifts have installed four crowdfunded swift nesting boxes to Malin Bridge Primary School in Hillsborough to help reverse the population decline of this at-risk bird. Since 2021, Co-organisers Melanie Savas and Laura Lian of S6 Swifts have helped facilitate the installation of over 200 swift nest-boxes onto local residents’ homes and […]
Nature Recovery Rotherham have welcomed today’s announcement from Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council that they have passed a motion to declare a nature crisis. In March over 360 local individuals and 80 groups including Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, Rotherham Climate Action and Friends of the Earth joined together as ‘Nature Recovery Rotherham’ in an alliance […]
Are you or is someone you know doing great things to help nature? If so, Nature Recovery Sheffield and Nature Recovery Rotherham would love to hear from you!
People who volunteered their time and skills during the Covid-19 pandemic are to be offered a series of free ‘Wild Wellbeing Days’ by local charity Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust. Thanks to generous funding from the Health & Wellbeing team at South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System (with funding received from NHS England/Improvement), the […]
Thanks to Viridor Credits, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust have been able to improve the habitat in Long Wood for wildflowers, insects, birds – and people – throughout our Moss Valley Woodlands Nature Reserve. The Trust has identified a loss of wildflowers such as bluebells and wood anemones at the wonderful nature reserve of Moss […]
We’re asking you to take action for nature now. On Monday 9 May it will be six months since the landmark Environment Act was passed – the first dedicated environmental legislation for nearly 30 years and the first time England has set legally binding targets for nature’s recovery. It is only now that the details […]