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A scything workshop in raincliffe meadow

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A small number of places are available on our Raincliffe meadow Scything workshop learn from Jonathan Dent Nature Reserve Manager @ St. Nicks Nature Reserve in York
http://www.stnicks.org.uk/

.Learn from an expert how to use this ancient tool (pre Roman) You dont need to be Atlas for this skill just be willing to join in. We will be cutting grass, managing vergers, gardening trees and tool management
we will as well as taking the workshop will be giving a short talk on Meadow/ Woodland management. Come and learn a new skill or refresh an old one Be GREEN and be part of a resurgence in pre industrial revolution Country Skills

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Author: scarboroughwoodlandpeople

We are two different groups of volunteers ,the SCV work all over the Scarborough aria doing a variety of tasks in conjunction with SBC we also are the lease holders on around 15 acres of meadow ,we only have 99 years to sort it out . The SWAG group are at the moment concentrating on Raincliffe Woods & forge Valley ,they meet on the first Sunday of the month to carry out tasks and have events in the woodland . and hope to see you there Ron Baxter Chair

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