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Work Party Report – Sunday 25th October 2015

It was a lovely October morning to be on the Meadows, and in particularly in the Reservoir Basin. There were only four of us, Judi, Mick, Pete and Ron, but we managed to do most of the work planned which … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party Sunday 25th October from 10:30

Due to water levels we’ve abandoned hope of clearing pond 4 until 2016, so instead we hope  to be planting Ragged-Robin and Devils-bit Scabious in the Reservoir Basin, and tansy in the New Meadow. Trowel/spade helpful. Month Sun Fri Task Oct … Continue reading

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Threatened Plants Identified at Rawcliffe Meadows

The Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland (BSBI) has recently published a definitive catalogue of England’s threatened plants. Previous ‘Red Lists’ have always been for the whole of Great Britain, so tended to mask differences between Scotland – with its … Continue reading

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The Ings at their best!

Between the cutting of the hay and the first spring flowers, floodplain meadows can look like ordinary grass fields. But visit the riverside Ings now and you will see a spectacular display of wildflowers. Just now, sheets of golden buttercups, … Continue reading

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