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Deep Meadows and Transparent Floods – The Story of the Ouse Ings

There is something almost magical about floodplain meadows, whether it is the evocative bubbling of a Curlew high in the sky and often out of sight, jewels such as York’s own Tansy Beetle, the endangered Necklace Ground-beetle or the stunning … Continue reading

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Two Big Nature Conservation Events in York in 2017

The 2017 Floodplain Meadows Partnership conference is on 9th-10th May at the National Railway Museum – http://www.floodplainmeadows.org.uk/content/2017-fmp-conference-dates-announced-9th-10th-may-york The Royal Entomological Society Insect Festival returns to Museum Gardens on SUNDAY 2 JULY 2017, 10am – 4pm – http://www.royensoc.co.uk/events/insect-festival-2015 We hope to have a presence at both! … Continue reading

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Restore our meadows, a most cost-effective flood defence

By Emma Rothero, The Open University and David Gowing, The Open University For the second winter running the UK has been hit by widespread flooding, accompanied by agonised debates over whether government is really committed to adequate spending on flood … Continue reading

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Floodplain Meadows Partnership

Now the hay is cut and largely baled, and we await Lammas day to start the grazing (12 August), it seemed an opportunity to point visitors to the leaflet published by the Floodplain Meadows Partnership  (FMP) about Rawcliffe Meadows and … Continue reading

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Floodplain Meadows Partnership Newsletter Winter 2012/13

Our friends at the Floodplain Meadows Partnership have just published their winter newsletter with lots of updates, including some on ecosystems services!

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