A catchment is the area from which rainfall flows into a river, lake, or reservoir. The Limb Brook catchment covers the central valley of the river itself, familiar with many people from Lady Cannings plantation down past Whirlowbrook Park and finishing in the Ecclesall Woods. This project, which is also supported by players of the […]
Thanks to our generous and loyal members and supporters we have hit a fundraising target of £2,618 to unlock vital funding to to carry out a woodland improvement project on our Carbrook Ravine nature reserve, home to a wide range of threatened species like skylark, song thrush and the locally rare golden male fern. Carbrook […]
You did it! Our wonderful members and supporters have hit the fundraising target and raised £1,911 to unlock vital funding to carry out a project for the improvement of the habitat of Greno Woods for insects and invertebrates and ultimately the health of the whole woodland. Greno Woods is a large and beautiful nature reserve. […]
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust (SRWT) have developed and will start to implement an extensive Ash Dieback Action Plan. All of the Ash across the 15 SRWT nature reserves have been identified and inspection will begin shortly and repeated annually. Ash dieback (ADB) is a highly destructive fungal disease affecting ash trees. It causes leaf […]
The Wildlife Trusts and RHS ask gardeners to help beetles after topsy turvy weather this spring Early June is considered by some entomologists to be ‘peak beetle’ season across the UK, when many species are out in force looking for a mate. Stag beetles are a classic example, with males locking their jaws and wrestling […]
New report calls on all parts of Government and local authorities to unlock the benefits of nature to society A new report from The Wildlife Trusts reveals how restoring nature – at a time when it has never been more degraded – can bring wide-ranging benefits to society, help reach net-negative carbon emissions and rebuild […]
Today the Government has published its response to the badger cull consultation held by Defra earlier this year. Sadly Defra have confirmed that they will continue to issue licences to cull badgers over the next five years, putting 130,000 animals at risk nationally. With the support of The Wildlife Trusts, over 39,000 people responded to […]
More than 1,000 individuals and 30 organisations joined together for a mass statement on Friday 21st May to declare a Nature Emergency for Sheffield. As a result of the campaign, on Friday’s declaration day, both Sheffield City Council’s new Labour and Green Party administration and Labour’s new Shadow Minister for Nature, Water, and Flooding, Sheffield Hallam MP Olivia Blake publicly said that they strongly support declaring a Nature Emergency in Sheffield.
Environment Secretary set out plans to restore nature and “build back greener” after the pandemic.
Go wild this June by signing up to 30 Days Wild! Start your day the wild way on Tuesday 1 June with butterflies, bagels, worms, waffles, toads and toast for the UK’s biggest nature challenge.