Back in October 2018, an announcement was made that the Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership (SLLP) had been awarded £2.6m from funding raised by National Lottery Players for wildlife, heritage and cultural projects in north-west Sheffield. When you add match funding, in-kind contributions and volunteering from the SLLP’s partners to that figure, the total amount available … Continue reading Planned Steel Valley Projects for the Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership
During the first 3 months of 2018, local Tesco shoppers voted for our 'Green Woodland Community Project' project in the Bags of Help Scheme. Thanks to this support, we received a £2K grant from Tesco which helped us to fund some additional activities towards the end of the project. Fast forward to June 2018 and … Continue reading Green Woodland Community Project now completed
Work was recently completed on a £30,000 project to improve the habitat for the willow tit, one of the UK’s most threatened bird species. When the Sheffield Bird Study Group found a local population of the willow tit in the Stocksbridge area, funding was put in place to improve the habitat and help to re-colonise … Continue reading Work completed on the Willow Tit habitat creation project
In the last few weeks, our volunteers have been doing lots of work on the 'Willow Tit Project'. This has been based in Pot House and New Hall woods where we've been improving the environment and creating conditions for the bird to thrive - check this previous post for more information. Our volunteers have also … Continue reading Installing willow tit nest boxes
The Steel Valley Project team have recently been carrying out lots of work in the Sheffield City Council managed woods at Fox Glen near Deepcar. Just before Christmas, we worked on some natural flood management in the woodland, which also helped to create a more suitable habitat for the Willow Tit bird. Building a "leaky dam" … Continue reading Building a leaky dam to help the Willow Tit bird
Thank you to all our volunteers, funders and supporters over the last year.
Our Annual Report for 2016-17 is now available. Click on the link below to take a look at the work we've been doing. 2016-2017 Annual Report