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Here's all the latest news from Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust.

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust to present as Expert Ecology Witness in Owlthorpe Fields Planning Inquiry

The decision to refuse planning permission for housing on Owlthorpe Fields is being appealed by Avant – the housing developer at a Planning Inquiry over the next six days. Our own Dr Nicola Rivers is acting as their Expert Ecology Witness and will be saying that the site meets the Sheffield Local Wildlife Site criteria and therefore should not be developed. 

Volunteers plant 200 native trees as river restoration project is completed on local nature reserve

A year long river restoration project, including volunteer tree planting, has been completed on Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s Woodhouse Washland nature reserve. The works will have a huge impact on local wildlife including improving conditions for fish breeding, creating habitat for wading birds and increasing the breeding opportunities for the protected species great crested […]