Monthly Archives: February 2014

Nearly Time for Tansy Beetles

As we carry out the range of winter tasks on the Meadows I am reminded by the emergence of the first green shoots from the tansy plants that we can soon look forward to the re-emergence of last years generation of … Continue reading

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The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 2nd March 2014 from 10:30 at the northern edge of the Cornfield

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 2nd March 2014 from 10:30 at the northern side of the Cornfield planting Gorse in the gap , and then at the southern end of the New Meadow planting Hawthorn … Continue reading

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Please take your dog’s droppings off site – it may be dangerous to cattle and other dogs

Back in May of 2013 we posted our latest request for dog walkers to take their little bags of ‘dog toffees’ off site with them when they’d finished their walk instead of hanging it in the bushes or throwing it on the … Continue reading

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Consultation on Future Management of Cornfield Nature Reserve at Rawcliffe Meadows, York

Before the Park & Ride site was developed, the arable fields which stretched from Rawcliffe Meadows to the Outer Ring Road supported threatened farmland birds such as Grey Partridge, Skylark and Corn Bunting. The Cornfield Nature Reserve was set-up in … Continue reading

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Report on the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 2nd February 2014

Wow! What a lovely day we ended up with on Sunday morning. We weren’t expecting so much sunshine and so many volunteers. We also had the ‘A’ board out to show where we were, with a handful of leaflets on … Continue reading

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