This page contains useful contact details for those interested in biodiversity.

If you have a question about Doncaster's Biodiversity, or any aspect of the Biodiversity Action Plan process, please contact Doncaster Council's biodiversity officer at or on 01302 862896.

If you have any queries about species records in Doncaster, please contact the Biological Records Officer on 01302 734891 or by email at

If you hold any wildlife records that you would like to make available to us to support our work in developingDoncaster's Species Audit and Biodiversity Action Plan, please use the Species Recording at Local record centre and send them in to the Biological Records Officer at

If you have any queries about how a planning application may affect either species (such as Bats, Barn Owls or Great Crested Newts) or habitats in Doncaster, please contact Doncaster Council's Planning Ecologist by or on 01302 734924.

Who to contact in an emergency

If you spot a suspected pollution incident in a local waterway, your first point of contact should be the Environment Agency on their Incident Hotline 0800 807060.

If you think that a wildlife crime is being committed, report it straight away to South Yorkshire Police on 0114 2202020 and you will be directed to an appropriate officer (possibly a Wildlife Crime Officer).

If you find a sick or injured creature, have a look at the RSPCA website for advice or contact your local RSPCA centre for advice:
RSPCA South Yorkshire Animal Centre,
Black Firs Farm, 
Great North Road, 
DN10 6DE.
Tel: 01302 719790
Opening times: Every day except Wednesday 11am to 4pm 


Further information:

Last updated: 27 October 2022 07:15:46

Did you find this page helpful?