Liz Ballard, Cheif Executive of Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, is delighted to give you a virtual introduction to Ughill Farm, with the opportunity for discussion and questions, on Wednesday 12th July at 7pm via Zoom.
Ughill Farm is low grade, marginal farmland on the western edge of Sheffield. It is an important site for curlew, golden plover, lapwing and other nationally threatened wading birds that come to our moors each spring to breed.
The farm also includes a small area of the internationally important Eastern Moors Site of Special Scientific Interest and lies within the Peak District National Park.
So when the 330 acre farmland came up for sale, we knew we had to do all we could to save the land – and the curlew – from any further intensive agricultural farming.
This is an incredibly exciting project in a key strategic area, and will form part of the legacy of our five year Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership. Ughill Farm offers huge potential as a place to investigate and demonstrate how we can effectively blend farming principles with nature recovery.
We look forward to seeing you there so you can find out more!
Tickets are free but any donations towards securing Ughill Farm for the future will be gratefully received. Thank you.
For more information about Ughill Farm, please visit our website: https://www.wildsheffield.com/ughill/