Once April arrives, you’re in no doubt that spring is here. The days are getting noticeably longer, the startling green of new growth is all around on trees and hedgerows, and wildlife is definitely stirring.
Here's all the latest news from Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust.
Rotherham residents stepping up to give neighbourhood a spring clean
Local residents, volunteers, schools, charities and other organisations will be out in force on Tuesday 27th March, clearing up the streets and green spaces of Eastwood Village in Rotherham.
Spring is in the air
Even if a few cold snaps turn up, March really feels like spring.
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust to assist in trying to save butterfly colony
Following an agreement between the Save Nether Edge Trees group and Sheffield City Council, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust will assist the Council with the translocation of White-letter Hairstreak butterfly eggs from the pruned branches
Rare elm trees could be about to make a comeback
A Sheffield resident and elm enthusiast has teamed up with Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust to kick-start an exciting initiative to trial disease-resistant elm trees at the Trust’s Greno Woods nature reserve.
Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust calls on Council to save Chelsea Road elm tree, whilst trying to save butterfly colony
Despite considerable efforts by Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust and many other interested parties to seek a more sympathetic approach to the management of the Chelsea Road elm tree, Sheffield City Council plans to carry out pruning next week.
Wildlife on your doorstep
February can sometimes be the harshest winter month, but nonetheless you can still spot a few signs of spring starting to appear.
Environment Secretary visits Sheffield to discuss street tree programme
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust was invited to meet with Mr Gove as part of his visit, which included meeting with local street tree campaigners, Sheffield City Council, and viewing […]