Category Archives: Wildlife Report

Report on the Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 5th July 2018 at the Pond

With six of us present (Judi, Julie and Mark, Anne C, Mark A and Mick, it was a lot easier to clear around the clumps of tansy plants. It was also easier with the initial path having been cut out … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Report 15th April 2018

Thanks to Mark and Julie, Neil and Judi for joining us on another fine day! Despite being low on numbers we managed to get a lot done in the Reservoir Basin including relocating brash produced on earlier outings to less … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Annual Report 2017

Slightly delayed due to a lack of wildlife records we have now published our 27th Annual Report. FORM ANNUAL REPORT 2017 FINAL PDF The previous reports are available here.

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Tansy Beetle Time – Well Almost

In preparing for Tansy Beetle time we’ve taken to heart a suggestion by a member of the Natural England Field Unit that visited a few weeks ago and purchased this clever little device, a 4 in 1 soil survey instrument, … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows 2017 Annual Report – Records Wanted

Records are a bit thin on the ground this year. If anyone has any they haven’t yet submitted please let us know.

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Report 3rd December 2017

The work party was our second session of the winter 2017 trying to tackle the Typha (reedmace) that was attempting to take over the extension to the Water Vole Scrape in the Reservoir Basin. However, this time we came armed … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Report 19th November 2017

On a splendid sunny autumn morning the eight voluneers entered the Blue Beck Copse with a plan to do some coppicing. The day was cold but sunny and quite sheltered within the trees.  Unfortunately after a brief inspection we first … Continue reading

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