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The Boys are Back in Town – Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Report 3rd August 2017

Yes, the boys are back in town – Lammas grazing time already! So we have 27 bullocks meandering around the site. The reasons why the site is grazed are explained in this blog. Thursday was the last evening work party … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Dates January – April 2015

Month Sunday Task/Location All from 10:30 – 13:00   January 2015 25th Cut  50% of Common Reed (Phragmites) from fenced-off large scrape in Reservoir Basin. Tie in bundles and use as invertebrate habitat hedge February 2015 15th Further coppicing and … Continue reading

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The Next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 27th July 2014 from 10:30 by the New Meadow

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 27th July 2014 from 10:30 near the New Meadow (near the crossroads of the allotment track and the N65 cycle track – any queries of how to get there, … Continue reading

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Report on Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Sunday 2nd March 2014

We were blessed with a break in the rain for a few hours and were amazed what seven people could do in a couple of hours. The Friends: planted 30 sizeable gorse bushes on the northern boundary of the Cornfield … Continue reading

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The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 2nd February 2014 from 10:30 at the Reservoir Basin (subject to flooding)

Subject to flooding and the weather, the next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows work party is from 10:30 on Sunday 2nd February 2014 at the Reservoir Basin. We will be coppicing the shrubs below the allotments as part of the Scrub … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Report Sunday 5th January 2014

Thanks to Judi, Sara, Helen, Ron, Gary and Carol  for helping us on 5th January – some new areas are prepared for 2014 tansy beetles plus a bit of hazel coppicing in the Blue Beck Copse as part of the on-going … Continue reading

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The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows work party is from 10:30 on Sunday 5th January 2014

Happy New Year! Subject to flooding and the weather the next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows work party is from 10:30 on Sunday 5th January 2014 at the New Meadow. We will be clearing the tansy beetle enclosure and coppicing some … Continue reading

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