The Wildlife Trusts have long campaigned for ambitious laws for nature, and we welcome the new Environment Bill and its ambition. We hope this long-awaited Bill drives real action to tackle the nature crisis head on.
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Today the government gave the green light to the High Speed 2 rail project, without even acknowledging the devastating impact on the hundreds of precious wild places and the wildlife that depends on them – that lie in the path of the route. The Wildlife Trusts recently published a report evidencing the vast scale of […]
Today a letter from The Wildlife Trusts, signed by over 66,000 people will be delivered to 10 Downing Street highlighting the huge risks that HS2 poses to the environment.
We really welcome today’s news that MSA Extra have withdrawn their application to develop a major motorway service area on Smithy Wood, a semi-natural ancient woodland and Local Wildlife Site near J35 of the M1.
As part of the Heritage Funded Sheffield Lakeland partnership the woodland team at Sheffield City Council are tackling the legacy of unproductive conifer plantations by clear felling and replanting with species of tree that will result in a richer and more resilient woodland landscape. Working with Yorkshire Water and Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, Sheffield […]
A new report published by The Wildlife Trusts today reveals, for the first time, the vast scale of the destruction and impact that HS2 will cause to nature. ‘What’s the damage? Why HS2 will cost nature too much’ is the most comprehensive assessment of the environmental damage that HS2 will cause. It assesses the broad […]
The project was made possible thanks to an award of £20,000 from Viridor Credits Environmental Company, through the Landfill Communities Fund, which funded a year-long programme of works to improve the ancient semi-natural woodland on the nature reserve for migrant bird species such as pied flycatcher, spotted flycatcher and redstart. Careful thinning of the woodland, […]
Life on the Farm session for KS1&2 Book a Life on the Farm session with us before the end of March and we will reimburse your travel costs. Visit a working dairy farm and find out what daily life looks like on the farm through an informative tour and a pupil-led ‘Interview with a Farmer’ activity. Gain an […]
Following on from the successful ‘Data for Nature’ project, which focussed on developing a robust monitoring scheme for the Trust’s nature reserves, this new project will work to expand Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trusts monitoring scheme to measure biodiversity at a landscape scale. Thanks to a £127,800 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, and […]