It is important that now as we move out of national lockdown we must not forget the importance of wildlife and how much it was there for us when we needed it; it was a classroom for our children, an escape on our daily walks and a boost of happiness to ease our worries.
Join our expert panel, including Chris Packham and Dominic Dyer, on Thursday 1st October at 7pm for our next episode of Wild LIVE (See all upcoming events here). This month the panel will be discussing the badger cull in England. The Wildlife Trusts remain deeply concerned that healthy badgers will be killed as part of the Government’s annual culling programme […]
We have launched a new FREE suite of resources available for teachers, uniformed groups and home schoolers. Six sessions have been developed aimed to inspire and educate young people about our amazing insects.
As we approach autumn and the change of season, we’re now reflecting on our wild memories of lockdown. Many of you got in touch to tell us how lockdown allowed you to re-connect with nature on your doorstep; noticing the cheery daffodils of spring and carpets of bluebells in summer, and simply enjoying the wildlife […]
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust say it is “devastating” that less than five months after the Government announced it would phase out intensive badger culling, it appears to have made a U-turn on the decision with eleven new areas in England now authorised for culling to go ahead. The Trust understands this represents the Government’s […]
A team of our staff have met with Louise Haigh, MP for Sheffield Heeley at Carbrook Ravine Nature Reserve.
We need your help to persuade the Government not to approve a badger cull in Derbyshire this September.
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust are offering you the chance to take a closer look at the bearded vulture from the comfort of your own home. You can discover more about the magnificent creature with guest speaker Jose Tavares from the Vulture Conservation Foundation in the Alps including: – The bearded vulture species – habits, […]
Our initial reaction is that we support many of the high level principles but we would like the plan to be more ambitious and to go further to make Sheffield a truly green and sustainable city at a European level
The report from Professor Dave Goulson, Reversing the Decline of Insects, sets out how important it is that we act now to reverse the decline of insects and see them thrive once more.