Category: Updates

Success for the Wilder Future Campaign

The Wilder Future campaign, launched March 2019, is about advocating for political change as well as asking people to take ‘personal’ actions where they live to help put wildlife back on track.  The campaign is celebrating success today after Environment Secretary Michael Gove addressed key stakeholders at Kew Gardens yesterday regarding the Environmental Bill, during […]

30 Days Wild challenge reaches new record!

Over 400,000 people went wild every day this June. The Wildlife Trusts’ annual 30 Days Wild challenge was more popular than ever this year – 400,000 people carried out well over 10 million Random Acts of Wildness over the 30 days of June. Throughout June, we challenge participants to do something wild and enjoy nature […]

Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust postcard initiative generates hundreds of responses to MPs on environment

Over 250 people have written to their MPs calling for stronger laws to protect nature through Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s ‘Wilder Future’ campaign. Later this year, Parliament will debate a new Environment Bill proposed by the Government to replace the current legislation protecting England’s nature and habitats. As part of our ‘Wilder Sheffield & […]

Bluebells around an ancient tree in Smithy Wood

Saving the bluebells of Smithy Wood

Bobbing their delicate heads in the breeze, bluebells are a sign that spring is in full flow. For just a few short weeks, breathtaking swathes of bluebells with their heady scent will be enticing you out into our ancient woodlands. Despite their fleeting appearance, native bluebells, with their deep blue flowers and drooping heads, take […]