Nation of insect champions needed to reverse insect decline Today The Wildlife Trusts publish a new report ‘Reversing the Decline of Insects’ which shows how people, in every part of society, wherever they live, can take action to bring back insects. Everyone, everywhere, is being asked to become an insect champion. The report cites examples […]
Today the Prime Minister announces a new deal for Britain “which puts jobs and infrastructure at the centre of the government’s economic growth strategy.” Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech, Craig Bennett, chief executive of The Wildlife Trusts, says: “Today the Government has announced billions for road building projects and just £40 million for nature. […]
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust has received £50,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on heritage. Since the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown began Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust have continued to care for their network of nature reserves that provide such vital respite for users, boosting […]
New report from The Wildlife Trusts shows how investing in nature would reap big dividends in tackling climate crisis
On 30 June we are coming together for a virtual lobby, inviting you, and thousands of others to ask MPs to put people, climate and nature at the heart of our nation’s recovery. The UK is at a turning point. As we build back from the current health crisis, we have the opportunity to rebuild […]
The Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust Outdoor Learning team have launched a programme of offers to support teachers during this transition period in education. It’s a tough time for children and teachers alike as children return to school, so the Outdoor learning team at the Trust want to be able to offer support where possible, […]
Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is often referred to as the UK’s most dangerous plant, with its toxic sap that can cause life changing burns and blisters for those that come into contact with it.
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust are delighted by the decision by Sheffield City Council’s Planning & Highways Committee to refuse planning permission for a housing development application on Owlthorpe Fields in Mosborough.
How many different birds, insects, plants, fungi and mammals can you find in your garden? This Garden Wildlife Week (1-7th June) join Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust in carrying out a Bioblitz of your back garden
24 hours in search of the wildlife on our doorsteps! Join us for the Great Yorkshire Creature Count between 12pm on Saturday 20th and 12pm on Sunday 21st June! What is it? We’re on a mission to discover how many different wildlife species we can collectively record in 24 hours, and are challenging folk in […]