The Sorby Natural History Society, Sheffield

Covering a full range of natural history interests in Sheffield and the surrounding area, providing for both interested beginners and specialists.

The Sorby Natural History Society is a registered charity (number 518234), formed in 1918 in honour of Henry Clifton Sorby (1826-1908). We are a forum for naturalists of all ages and abilities to meet, enjoy natural history, collect, store and share information, explore the Sorby Study Area and promote conservation of wildlife and geology. We have groups that organise events, such as lectures, field meetings, surveys and workshops, we produce several publications including a monthly newsletter and an annual Sorby Record and currently hold over 750,000 species records. Read more…

The 10th South Yorkshire Natural History Day

“What’s Going On in South Yorkshire?” – A Festival of Amateur Natural History   Saturday 23rd February 2019 at Treeton Miners Welfare, Arundel Street, Treeton, S60 5PW. To book a free place including non-members email Peter Clegg  publicity@sorby.org.uk... read more

Recorders and Recording Schemes

The Society collects information about the wildlife and geology of the Sheffield area. Details of the society’s recorders and recording schemes can be found on…

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