Monthly Archives: March 2013

Way of the Roses

The amazing Way of the Roses cycle route between Morecambe and Bridlington runs straight through Rawcliffe Meadows. Such a shame, no-one will stop and take a look around… It’s also part of National Route 65.

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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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Pond Workshops at Rawcliffe Meadows

Pond Conservation are running a series of training events in North Yorkshire during 2013 to assist volunteers interested in helping with the PondNet project. PondNet is a volunteer survey that aims to collect information about trends in pond quality and … Continue reading

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A tansy beetle drive

Sunday March 17th was fortunately dry, even if the land was flooded, so the Friends were at work coppicing some of the trees we’d planted many years before to stop them shading the mounds where a large proportion of the … Continue reading

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Next work party: Sunday 17th March 2013 from 10:00 by the pond

Subject to weather conditions, the plan for the next work party is for it to be at the pond (at the south of the site near the Sports Club and the bridge across to Clifton Ings) to further coppice the … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe’s Little Helpers

The 22nd February 2013 saw Frances and Jacob helping on site again. This time planting numbers 11 and 12 of the twenty elm trees we are putting in as a part of the Great British Elm Experiment¬†(numbers 1064 & 1065 … Continue reading

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