Tag Archives: Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows

Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Sunday 15th April 10:30 am onwards Reservoir Basin (north of site)

Happy Eostre! The next work party is in the Reservoir Basin (at North east of site called Flood Reservoir on the map). The plan is to relocate rush brash from grassland to under the trees, cut back blackthorn at edge … Continue reading

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Report on Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 25th February 2018

Thanks to Pete and Jason, Judi, Mark A, Ruben and new volunteer Tess for coppicing the willow and hazel surrounding the Pond. Whilst we planted around the Pond in the early 1990’s with good reason to provide screening, the fact … 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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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Christmas Quiz 2017

What year (and for bonus point, month) was Rawcliffe Meadows, along with Clifton Ings designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI)? What year (and for a bonus point, month) did work really start on Rawcliffe Meadows? Where was the … Continue reading

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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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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows November 2017 activities

The actual work party for November is on Sunday 19th November at 10:30 at Blue Beck Copse. Some may not be aware of this area but we have been quietly managing it over the years having planted it in the … Continue reading

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