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 […]
Are you or is someone you know doing great things to help nature? If so, Nature Recovery Sheffield and Nature Recovery Rotherham would love to hear from you!
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. […]
An online hustings event is being held Monday 25 April at 7pm to give local people the chance to question South Yorkshire Mayoral candidates on how they intend to address the nature and climate emergencies. After a public vote on 5 May, the newly elected Mayor will be responsible for ensuring that South Yorkshire plays […]
As well as a climate crisis, our wildlife is facing a critical emergency, with 1 in 4 species in the UK now at threat of extinction. Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust has teamed up with Rotherham Climate Action and others to create a new alliance – ‘Nature Recovery Rotherham’ – dedicated to helping restore local […]
We all know that wildlife is in trouble, but you may not know that simply by keeping our dogs on a lead at this critical time of year we can help protect endangered species. Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust are thrilled that so many people are re-connecting with nature across the region, including at nature […]
Add your name to our new campaign calling for a legal right to local nature in the Government’s Levelling Up reforms.