- NEW! (24/05/16) IUEFRO Newsletter 2016 No 1 now available as a free download from Research Downloads (Click Here)
- Waxcaps & Sphagnum Training Workshops bookings and information now available (Click Here)
- Sphagnum on-line training guide part 3 now on-line (Click Here)
- SHEFFIELD ENVIRONMENT WEEKS 2016 - Details & Programme download available. See Events page (Click here)
- Waxcaps & Allied Fungi training guide now on-line (Click here)
- Surveys now online: 7 surveys now active via 'Research & Surveys' (Click Here)
UKEconet is the international portal of the Biodiversity and Landscape History Research Institute (BALHRI), working in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University and the South Yorkshire Biodiversity Research Group (SYBRG). It provides research-based information on ecology, history, archaeology and landscape change that will be of interest to all. Read more ...
The Events section contains information, programmes, booking, downloads etc., on forthcoming conferences, workshops and training days for 2016.
NEW Sphagnum Training Workshops 1-3 (13 July, 27 Sept. & 16 Nov.) ON-LINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
NEW Waxcaps Workshops 1-3 (29 Sept., 19 Oct. & 27 Oct.) ON-LINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
NEW Sheffield Environment Weeks 23 April-5 June 2016. Full details and programme download available on the Events page under Other Events.
NEW Reflecting on the River (9 June) External event: Information, download and booking details on Events page under Other Events
Capability Brown Tercentenary (15-17 June 2016) ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Wild Yorkshire - The Remarkable Story of the Viking Coast (30 June 2016 - 'Other Events' listing)
Action for Trees & Woods 2 (7-8 September 2016) ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Raptors, Uplands & Peatlands - Conservation, Land Management & Issues (9-10 September 2016). ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Information on past events can be found in the Archives section (updated 23/05/16) and a selection of photographs from 2015 can be found in the events Galleries.
NEW FROM WILDTRACK PUBLISHING
The Wildtrack Publishing on-line store contains our comprehensive catalogue of book and journal titles. The new store also has a variety of downloads available, with more to follow in the near future. As the store develops, it will also include journal subscriptions and conference & events booking on-line. There is currently a range of photographs, postcards and attractive desktop wallpapers at modest prices (and free), either for download or to order, as well as the usual publications based on our conference, workshop and research output.
Follow the Wildtrack link (above or from the menu at the top of the page) and feel free to browse around!
Projects describes the current range of community-led initiatives organised by SYBRG and partners organisations. Further information, links to dedicated web sites and details about how to become involved are available as PDF downloads on each project page.
Lost Woods of the East Peak
Norton in the Heart of Chantrey Land
Harvesting our Heritage
Discovering Neighbourhood Woodlands
Ian's Walk on the Wild Side: Robin Hood - The Fact & Fiction About Sherwood. Ian Rotherham outlines his forthcoming talk on the legend (see also 'Other Events' on the Events page) Read more here .
Ian's Walk on the Wildside is the regular blog presented by Professor Ian Rotherham, expert on a range of environmental issues, including urban wildlife, extreme weather, flooding and climate change. Read more ...
Our range of current and on-going surveys list has been completed and can be found on the Research/Surveys page, with links to external survey forms.
Deer survey back online! Info, links and downloads via the Surveys section for Eastern Moors & Thorne Moors surveys.
LATEST UPDATES & NEWS
Events & Other News
More downloads, up-coming events news and more added to News page (updated: 25/05/16)
IUEFRO Newsletter 2016 No 1 is now available as a free download from the Research Downloads section.
A new upload to the Research section added - two papers from the Spring 2016 issue of the Arb Journal, both focusing on Capability Brown. It can be viewed and downloaded, free of charge, via this link: Research/Forest & Woodland History.
New publication by Ian Rotherham, Melvyn Jones & Christine Handley - Secret Sheffield - available now from the Wildtrack Store.
Limited offer until 30 June - 25% off for newsletter subscribers. Sign up now (free) to take advantage of this and future exclusive offers!
WAXCAPS TRAINING GUIDES
The latest field guide - waxcaps and allied grassland fungi - is now online. The guide features easy-to-identify species of these important fungi, along with other taxa usually associated with the same habitat. More here ... (or click image, right)
SPHAGNUM TRAINING/ID GUIDE
The first of our series of species identification guides is now available to view. The guide features a beginners' and intermediate guide to Sphagnum mosses. More here ... (or click image, right)