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

Your invitation to an evening with Megan McCubbin

We are thrilled to invite you to a virtual evening with Megan McCubbin on Thursday 25th February at 7pm. Join us for what is sure to be an informative, entertaining and inspirational evening with one of the UK’s leading naturalists. Megan will share personal stories, conservation highlights and fascinating discoveries from her conservation career.

Together we can continue this vital natural flood management work

Last week saw some very heavy rainfall across Sheffield and Rotherham, with the real risk of flooding in many areas. However, our nature reserves at Kilnhurst Ings and Woodhouse Washlands were able to function as flood storage basins and prevent flood damage in the surrounding areas. For most of the year these nature reserves are […]

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 […]