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

New report calls for ambitious pesticide reduction target

Nation of insect champions needed to reverse insect decline Today The Wildlife Trusts publish a new report ‘Reversing the Decline of Insects’ which shows how people, in every part of society, wherever they live, can take action to bring back insects. Everyone, everywhere, is being asked to become an insect champion. The report cites examples […]

The Wildlife Trusts call for nature to be at the heart of economic recovery – not simply an ‘add-on’

Today the Prime Minister announces a new deal for Britain “which puts jobs and infrastructure at the centre of the government’s economic growth strategy.”  Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech, Craig Bennett, chief executive of The Wildlife Trusts, says: “Today the Government has announced billions for road building projects and just £40 million for nature. […]

Thank You’ to National Lottery players for making it possible

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust has received £50,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on heritage.  Since the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown began Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust have continued to care for their network of nature reserves that provide such vital respite for users, boosting […]

The Time is Now Virtual Mass Lobby

On 30 June we are coming together for a virtual lobby, inviting you, and thousands of others to ask MPs to put people, climate and nature at the heart of our nation’s recovery.  The UK is at a turning point. As we build back from the current health crisis, we have the opportunity to rebuild […]

Great Yorkshire Creature Count

24 hours in search of the wildlife on our doorsteps! Join us for the Great Yorkshire Creature Count between 12pm on Saturday 20th and 12pm on Sunday 21st June! What is it? We’re on a mission to discover how many different wildlife species we can collectively record in 24 hours, and are challenging folk in […]