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Biodiversity in schools project – HLF event

Colin Graham gave a presentation on the BBT Biodiversity in Schools project at the Sheffield launch of the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Yorkshire’s Back Garden campaign to increase awareness of the contribution Heritage Lottery Fund can make to projects to improve the natural environment, nature and biodiversity. Well received. Advertisements

Willow Tit survey

Willow Tit appears to be well established in Barnsley and the Dearne Valley when compared to other parts of the country where they have vanished or declined.   Pete Wall arranged a workshop in January 2015 to make arrangements for producing better records of Willow Tit in the Dearne Valley Nature Improvement Area: ‘the most … Continue reading

When did you last see a hedgehog?

Where are hedgehogs seen? Which habitats do they prefer? When do they hibernate? How can we help them survive and grow in numbers? “Our Hogwatch” is a local project set up by Penistone Friends of the Earth and Barnsley Biodiversity Trust.  It asks everyone one who has seen a hedgehog to send in a record of … Continue reading

RSPB Old Moor – bittern

RSPB Old Moor celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2012. And for the second year in a row, there were breeding bittern with four young at Old Moor. Congratulations!

Green infrastructure

Green infrastructure: The South Yorkshire Green Infrastructure delivery programme has been published. For details: South Yorkshire Forest website.