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…

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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Late Summer Fungi

Wednesday, 30 August 2017. Late Summer Fungi. Upper Rivelin Valley Meet at Fox Holes Lodge car park at the bottom of Rivelin Dams reservoir SK276866 at 11:00am. It was free to park here last time I looked. Approaching from Sheffield along the A57 it can be reached by... read more

Cancelled Event: Shieldbug Identification Workshop

The Shieldbug Identification Workshop on 19th August 2017 has been cancelled by Sheffield Wildlife Trust. For more information, please contact: Paul Richards Nature Counts Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust 37, Stafford Road Sheffield S2 2SF 0114 2792663... read more

Membership Renewal

Membership subscriptions are due for renewal on 1st January each year. Please print-off a renewal form (PDF) and return it to to the treasurer with your payment. read more

The Deceiver

The latest issue of the Sorby Fungus Group’s newsletter can now be downloaded from…

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