Monthly Archives: January 2015

Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Report 25 January 2015

The weather gods and goddesses blessed us once again as it stayed dry, and even better, down in the Reservoir Basin we were out of the cold wind. The plan was to clear around 50% of the Phragmites (Common Reed) that was … Continue reading

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The Birds are Flocking to Rawcliffe Meadows

The Rawcliffe Meadows Cornfield Reserve has been attracting increased numbers of farmland songbirds during the cold weather and provides great opportunities to see species such as Tree Sparrow, Reed Bunting and Yellowhammer. These can be viewed easily along the Country … Continue reading

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York Press Publishes Story About Dog Mess on Rawcliffe Meadows

A few inaccuracies but never mind. We are continually upset about the amount of dog mess, in bags of otherwise, left on Rawcliffe Meadows, Clifton Ings, Clifton Backies and other areas around York. It smells, its dangerous to the health … Continue reading

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Next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 25th January 2015 from 10:30 in the Reservoir Basin

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 25th January 2015 from 10:30 until 13:00 in the Reservoir Basin (northern end of site, below the allotments – any queries of how to get there, let us know). … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Annual Report 2014

The Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Annual Report 2014 has now been published – FORM ANNUAL REPORT 2014 FINAL PDF. Please note that any records or photographs remain the intellectual property of the persons concerned and may not be reproduced without permission. … Continue reading

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A Foxy Whiskered Gentleman visits Rawcliffe Meadows

Far too many people scurry through Rawcliffe Meadows paying little attention to the wildlife that comes so close, or the bird song that is so loud. This first Sunday in January was no exception when people shouted at their dogs, … Continue reading

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