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A Walk Looking at the Landscape History of Clifton Ings and Rawcliffe Meadows on Tuesday 16th June 6:30 pm

You’re probably aware that the remaining Ings meadows along the River Ouse are an important part of York’s natural environment. But these grasslands can also tell us fascinating stories about how local people used the resources around them. Perhaps harvested for hay … Continue reading

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A Walking History of Clifton Ings and Rawcliffe Meadows

As those who have traversed the pages of this web site will know our ecologist, Martin Hammond, has made an extensive study of the York Ings and published both a small booklet (see bottom of this page) and a larger … Continue reading

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What was Rawcliffe Meadows like in Previous Centuries?

Read this new piece from our ecologist Martin Hammond revealed by his researches for a new, glossy edition of the Ouse Ings booklet and book which we hope to publish in the not too distant future – https://rawcliffemeadows.wordpress.com/about-the-site/rawcliffe-meadows-in-history/ or look … Continue reading

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