We really welcome today’s news that MSA Extra have withdrawn their application to develop a major motorway service area on Smithy Wood, a semi-natural ancient woodland and Local Wildlife Site near J35 of the M1.
As part of the Heritage Funded Sheffield Lakeland partnership the woodland team at Sheffield City Council are tackling the legacy of unproductive conifer plantations by clear felling and replanting with species of tree that will result in a richer and more resilient woodland landscape. Working with Yorkshire Water and Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, Sheffield […]
A new report published by The Wildlife Trusts today reveals, for the first time, the vast scale of the destruction and impact that HS2 will cause to nature. ‘What’s the damage? Why HS2 will cost nature too much’ is the most comprehensive assessment of the environmental damage that HS2 will cause. It assesses the broad […]
The project was made possible thanks to an award of £20,000 from Viridor Credits Environmental Company, through the Landfill Communities Fund, which funded a year-long programme of works to improve the ancient semi-natural woodland on the nature reserve for migrant bird species such as pied flycatcher, spotted flycatcher and redstart. Careful thinning of the woodland, […]
Life on the Farm session for KS1&2 Book a Life on the Farm session with us before the end of March and we will reimburse your travel costs. Visit a working dairy farm and find out what daily life looks like on the farm through an informative tour and a pupil-led ‘Interview with a Farmer’ activity. Gain an […]
Following on from the successful ‘Data for Nature’ project, which focussed on developing a robust monitoring scheme for the Trust’s nature reserves, this new project will work to expand Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trusts monitoring scheme to measure biodiversity at a landscape scale. Thanks to a £127,800 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, and […]
Wildscapes CIC have embarked on a project to deliver a number of Great Crested Newt ponds across the Derbyshire region this winter.
We contacted all candidates for the constituency of Rotherham to ask for their responses to a list of questions on nature, habitats and climate change. Of all the candidates, only Sarah Champion, the Labour candidate and previous sitting MP replied. Here is her response.
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust held a nature and environment themed hustings on Friday 6th December to put questions on wildlife, habitats and the climate emergency to Sheffield Central candidates.
Our environmental consultancy Wildscapes CIC has a newly redesigned website which really showcases what it is all about. Established in 2007, Wildscapes CIC offers services in Ecology, Land Management and Training, with all of the profits being re-invested back into the charitable work of Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust. The new website better reflects Wildscapes […]