Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Parties October 2016 to January 2017

Month Sun Thurs Task
October 2016 16 Rake and seed bare patches on Cornfield grassland.
November 2016 6 Clear dead tree limbs to north of New Meadow and dead hedge Tansy Beetle enclosure to keep cattle out
December 2016 4 Water vole scrape – pull out as much reedmace as possible from the extended pond so that it does not out-compete the Phragmites
January 2017 8 Cut back blackthorn in Reservoir Basin to create more space and light for expansion of orchids
In addition Cut and remove New Meadow
  Cut and remove Pond
  Complete bee bank
  Erect remaining Barn Owl box
  Erect Tree Sparrow boxes in RB

May be some variation due to water levels.

Sunday work parties from 10:30 am until about 13:00pm.

Volunteers are always welcome anytime to keep site safe, clean and secure.

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