The Sorby Natural History Society, SheffieldCovering 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 Sorby Natural History Society has an Internet-based archive which members can access free-of-charge…read more
Various reports about local birds are now available as PDF downloads…read more
Information about joining the Sorby Natural History Society can now be found at…read more
Various reports about local invertebrates are now available as PDF downloads…read more
One of our publications, Reptiles and Amphibians of the Sheffield Area and North Derbyshire, is now available as a PDF download…read more