- NEW (21/07/16) Cumbria bogLIFE - Restoring Peatlands free conference: details and download on Events page, 'Other Events' listings (Click here)
- Waxcaps & Sphagnum Training Workshops bookings and information now available (Click Here)
- Sphagnum on-line identification guide part 3 now on-line (Click Here)
- Waxcaps & Allied Fungi identification guide now on-line (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 (updated 04/07/16).
UPDATED - 5 additional dates added Eco-science & History in the Park (various dates) Public programme of walks & field visits. ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Ancient Woods at Todwick (POSTPONED UNTIL AUTUMN - DATE TBA - 'Other Events' listing)
Sphagnum Training Workshops 1-3 (13 July, 27 Sept. & 16 Nov.) ON-LINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Landscape History & Wildlife Walks (various dates & venues) Public programme of walks. Walks 1 & 2 rescheduled. See event page for details
ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Meet the Bog Mosses 1 & 2 (17 August & 3 September). Public field visits - various locations. ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Action for Trees & Woods 2 (7-8 October 2016) ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Raptors, Uplands & Peatlands - Conservation, Land Management & Issues (9-10 September 2016). ONLINE BOOKING AVAILABLE Updated programme, booking form & final programme uploaded.
Waxcaps Workshops 1-3 (29 Sept., 19 Oct. & 27 Oct.) ON-LINE BOOKING AVAILABLE
Restoring Peatlands (4-6 October 2016). See 'Other Events' listings on Events page.
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: Is There Hope for the Future? Speakezee discussion evening at the Shakespear, Gibraltar St. Sheffield. More here... (also see Events Page, 'Other Events' listing - info, links & download)
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.
A SIMPLIFIED DEER 'QUICK SURVEY' FORM HAS NOW BEEN ADDED TO BOTH THE THORNE MOORS PAGE AND EASTERN MOORS PAGE.
For general inquiries, etc. please see Contact Us page for details.
LATEST UPDATES & NEWS
Events & Other News
More downloads, up-coming events news and more added to News page (updated: 21/07/16)
New publication by Ian Rotherham, Melvyn Jones & Christine Handley - Secret Sheffield - available now from the Wildtrack Store.
Limited offer EXTENDED to 31 July - 25% off for newsletter mailing list subscribers. Sign up now (free) to take advantage of this and future exclusive offers!
WAXCAPS IDENTIFICATION 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 IDENTIFICATION 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)