Monthly Archives: September 2014

Chiffchaffs galore

One of our regular visitors Paul Brook Tweeted last week that there were a large number of Chiffchaffs on Rawcliffe Meadows and the surroundings. This was followed by our ecologist’s report that whilst working on the New Meadow that week … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows Appears in RSPB York Branch Newsletter – Spring 2014

A piece about Rawcliffe Meadows appeared in the Spring 2014 RSPB York Branch Newsletter. Thanks to Judi for writing it and them publishing it.

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Tansy Beetle Diet

One would have thought that Tansy Beetles (Chrysolina graminis) from their name just eat the tansy plant (Tanacetum vulgare). However, the adult beetles are known to vary their location, if not always their diet, by laying eggs on neighbouring plants … Continue reading

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Next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 21st September 2014 from 10:30 at the Cornfield

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 21st September 2014 from 10:30 until 13:00 at the Cornfield (northern end of site, at right end of track through Allotments – any queries of how to get there, … Continue reading

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