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
For further information and directions visit
or telephone York (01904) 421218