Field meetings in May 2018

Our May field meetings include: 26/05/2018 – Botany and birds at Scholes Coppice and Kepples Field 27/05/2018 – Insect “bioblitz” at Manor Allotments, City Road, Sheffield Join us to find out...

Proceedings Volume 1 (1929)

In 1929, the then-named Sorby Scientific Society published its first journal, entitled Proceedings Volume 1. The journal contains interesting papers on a wide variety of subjects. Of particular note is Arthur Whitaker’s paper “Notes on the Birds of the Sheffield...

Membership Renewal

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

Clathrus archeri – in colour!

The fungus Clathrus archeri is an Antipodean species that was first recorded in the UK about 100 years ago. It is most often seen in the south of England, but appears to be spreading north. In 2017 it was recorded in the Sheffield area for the first time. A total of...

Arthur Whitaker’s Bats

The long out-of-print publication, “Arthur Whitaker’s Bats”, is now available as a series of downloadable PDFs. Please visit www.sorby.org.uk/groups/sorby-mammal-group/reports/aw-bats for further...