Tag Archives: coppicing

Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Report 19th November 2017

On a splendid sunny autumn morning the eight voluneers entered the Blue Beck Copse with a plan to do some coppicing. The day was cold but sunny and quite sheltered within the trees.  Unfortunately after a brief inspection we first … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows November 2017 activities

The actual work party for November is on Sunday 19th November at 10:30 at Blue Beck Copse. Some may not be aware of this area but we have been quietly managing it over the years having planted it in the … Continue reading

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Report on the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party 19th February 2017

It may have been bad timing to have organised two work parties either side of some school half-terms but there are always other events to work around. In the end we had six volunteers (thanks to Judi, Mick, Masha, Carol, and … Continue reading

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Next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 15th February 2015 from 10:30 in the Pond compound

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 15th February 2015 from 10:30 until 13:00 in the Pond compound (very southern end of site – any queries of how to get there, let us know). Weather (and … Continue reading

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A tansy beetle drive

Sunday March 17th was fortunately dry, even if the land was flooded, so the Friends were at work coppicing some of the trees we’d planted many years before to stop them shading the mounds where a large proportion of the … Continue reading

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