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

Rotherham Residents Declaring a Nature Emergency

We declare a Nature Emergency for Rotherham

As well as a climate crisis, our wildlife is facing a critical emergency, with 1 in 4 species in the UK now at threat of extinction. Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust has teamed up with Rotherham Climate Action and others to create a new alliance – ‘Nature Recovery Rotherham’ – dedicated to helping restore local […]

Walkers and their dogs enjoying nature at Wyming Brook, © Helena Dolby

Please do not disturb!

We all know that wildlife is in trouble, but you may not know that simply by keeping our dogs on a lead at this critical time of year we can help protect endangered species. Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust are thrilled that so many people are re-connecting with nature across the region, including at nature […]

Community groups kick-start grants

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust are encouraging community groups within the Sheffield Lakeland area to apply now for a Community Grant as the fund is coming to an end this year. The fund has proved overwhelmingly successful and has supported many environmental and heritage projects within the Sheffield Lakeland area, such as the restoration of […]

New homes for barn owls

On a crisp sunny day just before Christmas, the Sheffield Lakeland team from Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, put up their first new barn owl box. A large oak tree in the Bradfield area, close to where barn owls have recently been seen, was carefully chosen for the location of nest box. It was attached […]