Tag Archives: Blue Beck

The Water Voles of Rawcliffe Meadows (updated November 2015)

Water Voles are a protected species and their habitats are important. Up until 2002 the Reservoir Basin, and Blue Beck in particular, had been home to a regionally important population of water voles, as was confirmed by a survey by the … Continue reading

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The Next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 16th November 2014 from 10:30 by Blue Beck

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 16th November 2014 from 10:30 until 13:00 by Blue Beck (northern end of site, where Blue Beck comes under the Barrier Bank and leads into the Ings Dyke – … Continue reading

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Balsam bashing by Blue Beck

The work party on the evening of 22 August was focused on pulling out the large amount of Himalayan balsam that had seeded along Blue Beck. Blue Beck is the drain that starts at Rawcliffe Lake on the other side … Continue reading

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Hedgelaying at New Meadow

During From February 9th 2013 onwards it is hoped to start laying the hedge alongside what is known at the New Meadow. This is the Meadow that was recreated from a rather poor field adjacent to the Ings Dyke before … Continue reading

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