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Urban Buzz York

York Urban Buzz is keeping very busy and great things are happening around York. They have now created/enhanced 16 ‘Buzzing hotspots’ out of their target of 100, including supporting the bee bank in the Cornfield at Rawcliffe Meadows. The support of local … Continue reading

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The Urban Buzz Bee Bank

Having constructed a first bee bank in April 2015 and learning a lot from doing it we decided to build a second. Andrew Cutts of the Buglife Urban Buzz project in York kindly offered their financial support. After some investigation, … 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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An Introduction to the Tansy Beetle 1st August 2015

A workshop for Tansy Beetle Champions – Organised by Buglife, this workshop will tell you more about the life of the iconic ‘Jewel of York’, the threats it faces and how you can help to conserve this special insect. Saturday … Continue reading

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Tansy Beetle Champions Wanted

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The Tansy Beetle returns (to Cambridgeshire)

After a suspected 40 year absence Tansy Beetles have recently been rediscovered at Woodwalton Fen NNR in East Anglia. Natural England reported the reappearance in a press release on the 6th August 2014. Whilst the population is believed to be … Continue reading

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Tansy Beetle Appears in Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust Newsletter

The Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust have published a piece on Buglife, a partner of theirs, and the work going on  to help conserve the Tansy Beetle. Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust newsletter article about Buglife and TB

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Buglife Compliment the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows on Their 25 Years of Work

Vicky Kindemba the Conservation Delivery Manager at Buglife and co-chair of the Tansy Beetle Action Group wrote a complimentary letter about the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows  and Tansy Beetles in The Press on the 11th June 2014. Thanks Vicky. It’s … Continue reading

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FoRM join the Tansy Bettle Action Group

The Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows (FoRM) are pleased to relate that they’ve been invited to and have agreed to join the Tansy Beetle Action Group (T-BAG). This invitation is on the basis that Rawcliffe Meadows has managed to host a critically significant … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows at Insect Festival 2013

The Royal Entomological Society is holding its Insect Festival 2013 in York. The Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows (FoRM) will be one of the exhibitors in the Hospitium in Museum Gardens, York on Sunday 7th July 2013. We’ll be on the … Continue reading

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