Tag Archives: Countryside Stewardship

Why there are cattle grazing on Rawcliffe Meadows

Every year we hear of a complaint or two to City of York Council about cattle grazing on the meadows adjacent to Clifton Ings behind the former Clifton Hospital. The area is neither owned nor managed by the Council and … Continue reading

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Managing Rawcliffe Meadows – What it is and why it is managed the way it is

The document below was originally produced as the text of a public talk by our ecologist Martin Hammond that we initiated to advise residents near to Rawcliffe Meadows about the discrete management changes that we being brought about as we entered our third … Continue reading

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Why there are cattle grazing on Rawcliffe Meadows

Every year we hear of a complaint or two to City of York Council about cattle grazing on the meadows adjacent to Clifton Ings behind the former Clifton Hospital. The area is neither owned nor managed by the Council and … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 20th January 10:30 on

Due to the freezing weather and the further expected snow we are abandoning tree planting again. Instead, should it be viable, we will work on the Body Shop Copse, the one the other side of the floodbank from the pond … Continue reading

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