Monthly Archives: February 2015

What events would you come to on Rawcliffe Meadows?

We are seeking funding for some public educational events on and about the different aspects of Rawcliffe Meadows. What would YOU come to? Currently we have the following titles: Early June – The Tansy Beetle: putting research into practice conserving … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows is one of the Freshwater Habitats Trust ‘s Flagship Ponds Projects

The FHT have  identified 100 sites nationally – across England and Wales – which support the very most important ponds or groups of ponds for freshwater biodiversity – to help local groups ensure the long-term maintenance of the ponds and associated wetlands as special places … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Report 15th February 2015

Thanks to a last minute notice from the Environment Agency that they were cutting back the hedge between the Meadows and the Alliance Cricket Club and pushing the fence away from the Barrier Bank we had to spend an hour … Continue reading

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The Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows are now on Facebook

Our thanks to Maria for setting us up on Facebook. There’s a link from the bottom right of the homepage too!  

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Rawcliffe Meadows Named in New Government Report

Reports on latest research reveals many of our leaf beetles and stoneflies are on a ‘red list’ of species that are under threat of local extinction. The reports and case study, which mentions Rawcliffe Meadows and the Tansy Beetle Action … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows Features on York Stories

The most excellent Lisa North has made a feature of Rawcliffe Meadows on her wonderful website –  http://yorkstories.co.uk/rawcliffe-meadows-past-present-future/  – by doing a sort of electronic interview with Mick and Martin. Anyone interested in York’s green and built environment should follow her site … Continue reading

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Next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 15th February 2015 from 10:30 in the Pond compound

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 15th February 2015 from 10:30 until 13:00 in the Pond compound (very southern end of site – any queries of how to get there, let us know). Weather (and … Continue reading

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