Monthly Archives: October 2014

Trust for Conservation Volunteers Clearing Pond Compound at Rawcliffe Meadows 29th and 30th October 2014

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In Memory of Bob Edwards – a Founder of Rawcliffe Meadows

Bob Edwards was Chair of York Natural Environment Trust (YNET) when they agreed to take on the task of managing the land owned by the National Rivers Authority (NRA) that abutted the planned York to Beningbrough cycle track that Sustrans … Continue reading

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Tansy Beetles Need Tansy (and Other Plants)

Sunday 19 October 2014 saw the initial visible phase of a project well over a year in the planning. When volunteers planted fifty large, healthy tansy plants by the cattle grid to the north of Rawcliffe Meadows this was done … Continue reading

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Threatened Plants Identified at Rawcliffe Meadows

The Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) has recently published a definitive catalogue of England’s threatened plants. Previous ‘Red Lists’ have always been for the whole of Great Britain, so tended to mask differences between Scotland – with its … Continue reading

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The Next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 19th October 2014 from 10:30 by Copse Meadow

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 19th October 2014 from 10:30 until 13:00 by Copse Meadow (northern end of site, by the cattle grid on the cycle track leading to the Copse – any queries … Continue reading

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