Monthly Archives: May 2016

Aquatic Invertebrate Identification Training Sunday 12th June from 10:15 to 14:45

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The Urban Buzz Bee Bank

Having constructed a first bee bank in April 2015 and learning a lot from doing it we decided to build a second. Andrew Cutts of the Buglife Urban Buzz project in York kindly offered their financial support. After some investigation, … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Thursday 2nd June from 18:30 at the Pond (south of site)

Rather than leaving it to Thursday evenings we are now trying to do a mix of a Sunday and a Thursday each month to get more people along. Clearing around the tansy is probably best with gloves and maybe shears, … Continue reading

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Visit by Rachael Maskell MP to Rawcliffe Meadows

Having accepted a nomination by Buglife to be a Tansy Beetle ‘ambassador’ and showing great support, we invited Rachael Maskell MP to see the Tansy Beetle in the ‘flesh’ at Rawcliffe Meadows on May 6th along with Vicky Kindemba, the … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Thursday 12th May from 18:30 at the Cornfield

Unfortunately due to flooding combined with the late Spring and the resultant poor plant development there’ll be little seed to harvest this month so we’ve quickly revised the work schedule. A tedious but important job which needs doing is to … Continue reading

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