Monthly Archives: April 2016

Report on the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 17th April 2016

Another glorious day but just four of us. Thanks to Judi, Julie and new volunteer Sarah we spread out across the 1.5 Ha field to plant a mix of knapweed, birdsfoot trefoil and meadow vetchling in the bare patches of the … Continue reading

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The Mammals of Rawcliffe Meadows

In 2015 the Yorkshire Mammal Group offered to help us to identify which mammals were present in the Reservoir Basin at Rawcliffe Meadows, this was particularly due to the suspected reappearance of water voles, that had been lost due to … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Volunteers and Buglife Tansy Beetle Champions Help at Rawcliffe Meadows 15th April 2016

To assist is maintaining numbers of the Tansy Beetle on Rawcliffe Meadows, along with other improvements, the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (YWT) through the BiffaAward scheme has been funding some developments on Rawcliffe Meadows during 2015/2016 under the   Re-flowering the floodplains: … Continue reading


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Report of the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Sunday 10th April

A big thanks to the big turnout this morning! Pete, Jason, Mark and Mark (with commiserations to other Mark who was poorly in bed!) Julie, Ron, and three newbies Gavin, Dean and Frankie making 10 in total including Mick. The … Continue reading

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