A Summer of Beetles, Bugs and Butterflies at Rawcliffe Meadows

The Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows are pleased to mark their 25 years of managing the site with a series of walks and talks during 2015:

Sunday 7th June 2 p.m.

The Tansy Beetle: putting research into practice conserving the Jewel of York with Dr Geoff Oxford, University of York – Tansy Beetle specialist

Sunday 14th June 2 p.m.

A mini-beast tour: explaining how invertebrate surveys inform site management (ponds, grassland, dead wood etc) with Martin Hammond, ecologist

Sunday 19thth July 2 p.m.

The butterflies of a flood meadow: and how Butterfly Conservation use citizen science (transects, volunteer surveyors etc) to monitor population trends with  Dr  Rachel Pateman – Butterfly Conservation

For all events meet at end of track through Clifton (Without) and Rawcliffe  Allotments, off Shipton Road, York

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or telephone York (01904) 421218

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Form events summer 2015

Form events summer 2015


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1 Response to A Summer of Beetles, Bugs and Butterflies at Rawcliffe Meadows

  1. Pingback: First Tansy Beetle of 2015 | The Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows

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