The South Yorkshire Woodland Creation Partnership project led by Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust has been awarded a grant from the £6 million Trees Call to Action Fund, led by Defra, the Forestry Commission and The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The partnership project — which is headed by Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust and includes […]
Local voluntary group S6 Swifts have installed four crowdfunded swift nesting boxes to Malin Bridge Primary School in Hillsborough to help reverse the population decline of this at-risk bird. Since 2021, Co-organisers Melanie Savas and Laura Lian of S6 Swifts have helped facilitate the installation of over 200 swift nest-boxes onto local residents’ homes and […]
Nature Recovery Rotherham have welcomed today’s announcement from Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council that they have passed a motion to declare a nature crisis. In March over 360 local individuals and 80 groups including Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, Rotherham Climate Action and Friends of the Earth joined together as ‘Nature Recovery Rotherham’ in an alliance […]
We’re asking you to take action for nature now. On Monday 9 May it will be six months since the landmark Environment Act was passed – the first dedicated environmental legislation for nearly 30 years and the first time England has set legally binding targets for nature’s recovery. It is only now that the details […]
Work has started on implementing a series of natural flood management measures in the Limb Brook Valley to help protect Sheffield and the region against future flooding. The project is a partnership between the Environment Agency, Sheffield City Council and Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, and is supported by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. […]
Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust welcomes Sheffield City Council’s commitment to reduce their use of the herbicide glyphosate.
Join our call for an immediate ban on the sale of all peat products.
Add your name to our new campaign calling for a legal right to local nature in the Government’s Levelling Up reforms.
There’s only a few days to have your say and support nature! See our suggested responses… Do you visit, live or work in the central area of Sheffield – from Neepsend to Kelham Island to the Universities to Queens Road and everything in between? Would you like colour, shade, bird song and nature in the central area? […]
On a crisp sunny day just before Christmas, the Sheffield Lakeland team from Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, put up their first new barn owl box. A large oak tree in the Bradfield area, close to where barn owls have recently been seen, was carefully chosen for the location of nest box. It was attached […]