Category Archives: Training

Report on the Restoring Grassland Workshop 8th June 2018

There were sixteen people along to hear Martin Hammond’s walking-talking workshop on our twenty-eight years of experience of restoring Rawcliffe Meadows to a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). In addition to the practical experience in York Martin has a … Continue reading

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Restoring and creating wildlife-rich grassland workshop Friday 8th June 2018 12 noon

Following our very successful workshops in May 2015, and with financial support from the North Yorkshire & York Local Nature Partnership Community Fund we are holding another workshop for 2018. Wildflower-rich meadows are one of Britain’s most threatened habitats. So … Continue reading

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Report on the Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 7th January 2018

The conservation gods had the sun shining on us and the water levels not reaching our base for an amazing Sunday work party. Don had brought loads of tools and a wealth of experience to help us lay the eastern … Continue reading

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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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