Thanks to the money raised by National Lottery players, Data for Nature volunteers have been able to carry out a series of skylark territory mapping surveys at the Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust Woodhouse Washlands Nature Reserve.
The strategy is being developed by a group of partners including members of STAG, SCC, Amey, independent experts and the Woodland Trust, with Liz Ballard, Chief Executive of Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust in the role of Independent Chair. So far the partnership group has met twice and good progress has already been made around […]
How long have you been a member of the Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust? Why did you become a member? My eldest Grandchild is 13 so I think it must have been around 10 years ago as I wanted to sign up for the children’s part of the magazine. I have always taken the grandchildren […]
School holidays can hold horrors for the unprepared, but never fear – we’ve got loads of fun ways to keep your little monsters entertained over this Halloween half-term. Life on the Farm 28th-31st October Come and find out all about life on the farm with this jam-packed activity session perfect for kids aged 4-11, at […]
The long-awaited Environment Bill has now been published. Whilst this is welcome news, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust are concerned that the Bill must not be further delayed if we are to tackle the serious environmental challenges we face. Cross-party parliamentary support is needed urgently in order to begin nature’s recovery. The 2019 State of […]
As part of our National Lottery Heritage Funded project, Data for Nature, volunteers carried out a number of bird territory mapping surveys at Hammond’s Field Nature Reserve in Sheffield.
Call for green prescribing to become widespread A new report published today (here) reveals that prescribing contact with nature for people who have low levels of mental wellbeing is excellent value for money by improving people’s health and wellbeing. Researchers at Leeds Beckett University analysed the social value of Wildlife Trusts’ nature conservation projects which […]
This year has seen the return of a breeding pair of Goshawk to the Sheffield Lakelands, laying four eggs and three young, of which two successfully fledged over the summer.
The National Biodiversity Network (NBN) is keen to recognise significant achievement and celebrate success in wildlife recording and information sharing. The awards scheme set up in 2015 aims to recognise people or organisations that are making outstanding contributions to wildlife recording and improving our understanding of the natural world. The Data for Nature project was […]
Sir David Attenborough, president emeritus of The Wildlife Trusts has made a short film with the charity to provide answers to the State of Nature partnership’s latest warnings of continued, devastating wildlife declines in the UK. In the film, Sir David calls for powerful new laws to ensure the UK’s wild places can thrive once […]