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Support the Sheffield Street Tree campaigners – help fund ‘Tree Hunter’ Rob McBride……

Support the Sheffield Street Tree campaigners – help fund ‘Tree Hunter’ Rob McBride…… I have a new book out – on trees – called ‘Shadow Woods – a search for lost landscapes’ – and hopefully a very positive take on future … Continue reading

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As the noose tightens on Sheffield’s Vernon OAK – It’s sad, so sad. It’s a sad, sad situation. And it’s getting more and more absurd.

As the noose tightens on Sheffield’s Vernon OAK …..It’s sad, so sad. It’s a sad, sad situation. And it’s getting more and more absurd. Or so wrote Elton John & Bernie Taupin back in 1976, but the line could equally … Continue reading

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COUNTRYSIDE CHAMPIONS

COUNTRYSIDE CHAMPIONS Article from Ranger Magazine about the rise and fall of countryside management………

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How the wild deer are coming to town…….

How the wild deer are coming to town…….  

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Wild about Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Enjoy the Last of the Summer’s Dragons

Wild About Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: Enjoy the Last of the Summer’s Dragons These pictures were emailed in by Sheffielder John Scholey – and are from sightings in his garden just off Psalter Lane in Sheffield and with a modestly-sized … Continue reading

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Wild About Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: the song of the winter robin…

Wild About Yorkshire’s Coast & Country: the song of the winter robin… Because of the need to hold and defend a territory in winter, the robin (along with the dunnock sometimes), is one of our few birds with a winter … Continue reading

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History & Heritage of the Bogs & Peatlands of Cumbria and surrounding areas

History & Heritage of the Bogs & Peatlands of Cumbria and surrounding areas Join us for a remarkable 2-day event in north Cumbria! This event explores the fascinating but under-appreciated history and cultural aspects of peat bogs in and around … Continue reading

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