Unlock your wild side with our lockdown membership offer!
There has never been a better time than now to reconnect with nature and delve into your wild side. Lockdown and social distancing means that we’re spending more time at home than ever.
And the Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust want to help ease your lockdown boredom and inspire you to the make the most of your own home. So, this month, we are offering a bumper membership pack; packed full of activities and resources for you to extend your nature adventures with us from your homes and gardens.
In addition to the normal membership pack that includes a handy guide to the Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, nature reserves map, membership card and latest copy of Kingfisher magazine, you will also receive FOUR additional handbooks – Wildlife gardening, Ponds for All, Hedgehogs Guide, Go Wild for Worms and a selection of wildlife activity sheets and species identification sheets.
Additionally, if you sign up to our family membership, as well as receiving the fantastic Wildlife Watch pack, we will send you some activity sheets for you to try at home, as well as the FOUR additional handbooks and normal membership pack.
Supporting the Trust now means more than ever, and we would love for you to join our like-minded nature-loving community. Together, we can find solace in nature and make lockdown a little bit wilder for everyone. We really hope you will join us.
The handbooks you will receive:
This beautifully illustrated fold out guide gives you all the essential information and tips for encouraging wildlife into your garden. From advice on plants for butterflies, full instructions on how to build a wildlife pond it is packed full of handy hints for the wildlife gardener!
Ponds for All
This fantastic 16 page booklet is full of pond facts and highlights the huge benefits to wildlife of having a water feature in your garden. As well as information about how to create a pond, including a mini pond for a small space this booklet is packed full of information about long term maintenance and care of your pond as well as an identification guide for some of the creatures that may take up residence.
How well do you know these spiny garden visitors? This 16 page lavishly illustrated guide tells you everything you need to know about these endearing mammals and how to welcome them in your garden. There is practical advice on making your space more hedgehog friendly as well as detailed instructions on building a simple, budget hedgehog house to a deluxe hedgehog mansion! You can find out what hedgehogs like to eat and even track them and other wildlife with instructions on how to make a footprint trap!
Go wild for Worms!
Sixteen pages full of amazing facts about the fascinating creatures Charles Dickens named ‘Nature’s ploughs’. As well as highlighting the multiple benefits worms bring, there are tips on how to welcome these essential earth dwellers into your garden, instructions on how to make compost and even an identification guide to help you identify which of the 29 UK species are going about their vital work in your garden!
We hope to see you very soon in the future when we can explore our nature reserves together.
The Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust
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