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the convols tasks for a while

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Con vol. tasks spring Summer 2013

10 April rhododendron pulling Raincliffe woods

17 April board walk repair Throxenby Mere

24 April boundary markers Meadow

1 May meadow

8 May Forge Valley foot path

15 May Foot path

22 May mystery day BR

29 May mystery day BR

5 June board walk maintenance forge valley

12 June orchid terrace

19 June step repair raincliffe woods

26 June step repair raincliffe woods

3 July step repair raincliffe woods

10 July Himalayan balsam pulling Scalby Newby

15 July mystery day

24 July Dry stone walling Seamer church

31 July Dry stone walling Seamer church

7 august Dry stone walling Seamer church
14 august mystery day

21 August Iron age barrows and path ways

28 August Iron age barrows and path ways

4 September Bridge prepare

11 September Blue bells Meadow

18 September O mount

25 September sycamore removal


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this weeks ConVol task

ConVols are in Spelle Howe this Wednesday

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Using Wildlife to Learn

We want to attract lots of wildlife to our new WildLearning Space and one way to do this is to feed the wildlife! There will be a big new bird feeding station to attract lots of different species, but we will want to watch these new visitors too! WildlifeKate’s design included a bird hide that we can all use at break times, dinnertime and in some of our lessons. This will allow us to hide from the birds so we don’t scare them and to be able to watch them through special windows.

There was a lot of work involved in building this….


and it even involved working in the dark, in the car head lights to get it finished!!


A selection of feeders will be hung from a special frame that has been created on the fence.


Over the next few weeks, we will be getting some new bird…

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painting and drawing master class

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painting and drawing day with a master class by Royal collage alumni Alan Stuttle  

Royal Collage alumni Alan Stuttle will be giving a master class in drawing and painting
We will be starting around 10.30 at Raincliffe car park (TBC) bring your favorite medium Water colour,pencil , pastels, pencils ,oil bar, a small canvas ,paper .
hopefully the blue Bells will be out but if not its ok everything will be a beautiful green . We will bring a small amount of paper for those that just want to draw . Come along and learn from a drawing/painting master