Tag Archives: Yorkshire Mammal Group

The Mammals of Rawcliffe Meadows

In 2015 the Yorkshire Mammal Group offered to help us to identify which mammals were present in the Reservoir Basin at Rawcliffe Meadows, this was particularly due to the suspected reappearance of water voles, that had been lost due to … Continue reading

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The Water Voles of Rawcliffe Meadows (updated November 2015)

Water Voles are a protected species and their habitats are important. Up until 2002 the Reservoir Basin, and Blue Beck in particular, had been home to a regionally important population of water voles, as was confirmed by a survey by the … Continue reading

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Mammal trapping 5th September 2015

Masha and I met with Ann Hanson and Kate Wright of the Yorkshire Mammal Group (YMG) at 6:30 on the Friday evening, along with Gareth Barlow of BBC Radio York, to set 50 Longworth traps around the Reservoir Basin at … Continue reading

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Mammal Event on Rawcliffe Meadows 5 September 2015

With the help of the Yorkshire Mammal Group the Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows are holding a small mammal event on the meadows on Saturday 5th September 2015 from 9:30 am by the Reservoir Basin. With the recent discovery of what … Continue reading

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The Water Voles of Rawcliffe Meadows

Up until 2002 the Reservoir Basin, and Blue Beck in particular, had been home to a regionally important population of water voles, as was confirmed by a survey by the Yorkshire Mammal Group in 1997 when a training day was … Continue reading

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