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

Don’t let half-term scare you!

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 […]

New Environment Bill needs support and urgent progress to stop nature’s decline says Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust

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 […]

New report reveals that prescribing nature is excellent value for money

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 […]

Data for Nature team shortlisted for NBN Award

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 calls for nature’s recovery

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 […]