Category Archives: Training

Mammal Event on Rawcliffe Meadows 5 September 2015

With the help of the Yorkshire Mammal Group the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows are holding a small mammal event on the meadows on Saturday 5th September 2015 from 9:30 am by the Reservoir Basin. With the recent discovery of what … Continue reading

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Volunteers Wanted to Monitor Tubular Water Dropwort at Rawcliffe

As the part of the PondNet unit of the new Freshwater Habitats Trust project they are carrying out  restricted species monitoring, and one of our randomly selected survey squares for Tubular Water-dropwort has come up at Rawcliffe. Would there be anyone interested in … Continue reading

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Report on Restoring and Re-creating Species-rich Grassland Workshops on 27th May

The interest in the workshop on restoring and re-creating species-rich grassland on 27th May proved so popular that we had to split it into two sessions of 15 attendees each, although three people actually didn’t appear on the day. Those … Continue reading

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Restoring and re-creating species-rich grassland Wednesday 27th May 2015

***** NOTE: Due to popularity we have split this into TWO workshops, the first at 12 noon, the second at 2:30 pm. Both are now full! If you’d like to go on a waiting list for another at an unspecified date/time, … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows Planned Tasks April 2015 onwards

Month Saturday Sunday Thursday Task April 2015 12 Clearing Cricket Field Copse & planting tansy to east of Pond May 2015 10 Weed control around Pond tansy and establish path around Pond 21 Weed control New Meadow tansy June 2015 … Continue reading

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PondNet Training in Yorkshire

We are running a series of training events in 2014 to introduce the survey methods and get people started. All training session are for adults and are suitable for beginner to intermediate levels. Sun 27th July – Identifying and surveying … Continue reading

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Pond party

As announced in Pond Workshops at Rawcliffe Meadows the first Pond Conservation workshop took place on Saturday 4th May 2013. A large group of interested volunteers were taken through best practices in pond surveying by our ecologist Martin in some of the many … Continue reading

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