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Making space for tansy beetles at Rawcliffe Meadows

Following the excellent work by Vale of York Trust for Conservation Volunteers on the 30th & 31st October 2013, the Friends took the opportunity of the fine, bright day on the 10th November to finish clearing the tansy plants, and … Continue reading

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The Vale of York Conservation Volunteers Working on Rawcliffe Meadows Pond Compound 30 – 31 October 2013

The Vale of York group of The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) will be working on Rawcliffe Meadows within and around the Pond compound at the southern end of the site on Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 October 2013 helping to cut down the vegetation … Continue reading

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Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Tasks for Autumn/Winter 2013

This year we have an especially large number of activities to deal with, so any assistance that can be provided will be really welcome. The list of jobs includes: At the verge near northern cattle grid up from cycle track crossroads … Continue reading

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Tansy Beetle Annual Survey 2013

For a number of years Dr Geoff Oxford of York University has organized a survey along the banks of the River Ouse up and downstream from York to monitor the population of tansy beetles that are limited to that area … Continue reading

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Tansy beetles not on telly!

The appearance of the York tansy beetles on Countryfile on Sunday 26th May 2013 has been postponed. The good news is that they thought the film deserved a longer slot than was available, so they’ll be on sometime in the … Continue reading

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