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

A brighter future ahead for city centre nature reserve

Sunnybank nature reserve is adjacent to Broomhall, which is within the poorest 7% of neighbourhoods in the country according to the 2015 Index of Multiple Deprivation. Communities like this need accessible green spaces where people can connect with nature, and Sunnybank is freely open and available to everyone. Thanks to funding of almost £10,000 from […]

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Local records, national impact

We’re pleased to announce that our new online recording system has gone live! This system enables you to submit your sightings to us, to help us make better, more evidence based conservation choices on our nature reserves, and inform our Living Landscapes strategy around Sheffield and Rotherham. Not only will this make it easier for […]

Work completed on Agden Rocher Bog

Work has now been completed on the Agden Rocher Bog As part of The Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership Working with Water project. Scrub has been removed over the winter and dilapidated fencing has been replaced to safeguard this precious bog habitat. Right now the site is looking spectacular, with carpets of bog asphodel in bloom […]

Success for the Wilder Future Campaign

The Wilder Future campaign, launched March 2019, is about advocating for political change as well as asking people to take ‘personal’ actions where they live to help put wildlife back on track.  The campaign is celebrating success today after Environment Secretary Michael Gove addressed key stakeholders at Kew Gardens yesterday regarding the Environmental Bill, during […]

30 Days Wild challenge reaches new record!

Over 400,000 people went wild every day this June. The Wildlife Trusts’ annual 30 Days Wild challenge was more popular than ever this year – 400,000 people carried out well over 10 million Random Acts of Wildness over the 30 days of June. Throughout June, we challenge participants to do something wild and enjoy nature […]

Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust postcard initiative generates hundreds of responses to MPs on environment

Over 250 people have written to their MPs calling for stronger laws to protect nature through Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s ‘Wilder Future’ campaign. Later this year, Parliament will debate a new Environment Bill proposed by the Government to replace the current legislation protecting England’s nature and habitats. As part of our ‘Wilder Sheffield & […]