Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Sunday 25th October from 10:30

Ragged robin on Rawcliffe Meadows June 2013

Ragged robin on Rawcliffe Meadows June 2013

Due to water levels we’ve abandoned hope of clearing pond 4 until 2016, so instead we hope  to be planting Ragged-Robin and Devils-bit Scabious in the Reservoir Basin, and tansy in the New Meadow. Trowel/spade helpful.

Month Sun Fri Task
Oct 2015 25 Plant Ragged Robin and Devils bit Scabious  in Reservoir Basin and tansy in New Meadow as a less muddy option.
Nov 2015 8 Clear Ings Dyke bank side (over stile) by the Friends
  20 YWT volunteer day
Dec 2015 6 Plant hazel saplings in Cricket Field Copse
Jan 2016 3 Silver anniversary work party
PLUS Cut back blackthorn in RB near orchids
  Weed Country Park hedge and plant 10 more gorse
  Cut and remove MMB enclosure
  Cut & remove New Meadow
  Cut & remove Cornfield grassland
  Tree sparrow boxes in Copse Meadow and/or Reservoir Basin
  Coppicing/pollarding trees east Pond and New Meadow
  Barn Owl boxes?
  Fence MMB scrape up to adjoining
  Dig scrape next to MMB one
  Clear creeping thistle adjacent south Blue Beck, (burn), and prepare for spraying
  Repair Hospital kissing gate
  Repair Pond gate
  Shed shelve and ramp



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