Category: Updates

On the Verge of Something Big

UK wildlife charities have teamed up with England’s government advisor on natural environment to persuade local councils and landowners to help save our pollinators. At the first event of its kind, local authorities and other organisations will be asked to change the way they manage road verges, roundabouts and other valuable grassland habitats to benefit […]

The Eastwood Eco Warriors working hard, playing harder

The Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust are celebrating the end to a special community project. Over the past four weeks the Trust’s Outdoor Learning team have instructed and worked alongside a group of 11-15 year old Roma boys, in Eastwood Village, Rotherham, to redevelop the playground at their community centre.

Restoring Greno Woods’ ancient woodland

This autumn, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust will be carrying out restoration work to ancient woodland at Greno Woods nature reserve as part of a long-term management plan which aims to bring about a gradual shift towards the re-establishment of native broadleaf to the north and east of the site, providing a range of benefits to wildlife, people and the landscape.

A brighter future ahead for city centre nature reserve

Sunnybank nature reserve is adjacent to Broomhall, which is within the poorest 7% of neighbourhoods in the country according to the 2015 Index of Multiple Deprivation. Communities like this need accessible green spaces where people can connect with nature, and Sunnybank is freely open and available to everyone. Thanks to funding of almost £10,000 from […]

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Local records, national impact

We’re pleased to announce that our new online recording system has gone live! This system enables you to submit your sightings to us, to help us make better, more evidence based conservation choices on our nature reserves, and inform our Living Landscapes strategy around Sheffield and Rotherham. Not only will this make it easier for […]