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Haytime Appeal 2013

Fabulous 🙂

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Learn to Scythe, August in the Yorkshire Dales!

Please see attached event on August 10/11th. A two-day course covering all you need to know on how to set up, use and maintain a scythe, enabling you to efficiently mow your garden, allotment, orchard or meadow. The focus is … Continue reading

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Sward! Leader Project evaluation

I came across this and it reminded me how much fun this Leader project was! Knee deep in snow and ice, there is nothing like some Meadow Madness and Mayhem to bring a smile to your face. Get a copy … Continue reading

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Learning from the Burren, talk tonight in Settle!!

“A reminder that Dr Sharon Parr from the Burren Farm Conservation Programme is presenting to Craven Conservation Group on Monday 25 March. Please do come along and support this mammoth effort to get to us in this weather – it … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds – developing co-operation projects around northern haymeadows

The final project report from our co-operation project Sowing the Seeds. Some great exchanges have taken place and a lot of learning and new skills developed – well done Don, Sarah and Tanya! Sowing the Seeds report 2010-12

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Sowing the Seeds – views from Transylvanian haymeadows

Great Report written by Sarah on her exchange earlier this year – what an opportunity! a_study_tour_to_the_international_haymaking_festival_transylvania_aug_2012

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MEADOW MAGIC with Yorkshire Dales #LEADER

A fun-filled afternoon of arts and crafts inspired by the beautiful wildflowers of the Yorkshire Dales was enjoyed by local children and visitors. Children took inspiration from pictures of traditionally-managed hay meadows and the wildflowers and animals that can be … Continue reading

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Results of the 1st Northern Scything Competition

Congratulations to Don Gamble, Project Officer with YDMT, who won a bronze medal at the 1st Northern Scything competition! Don said “In my first heat I finished mowing the 8x2m strip about 10 seconds after my opponent but as it … Continue reading

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NEW PROJECT FOR MEADOW CONSERVATION AND EDUCATION

An exciting new project aiming to celebrate and restore the area’s internationally important hay meadows has been launched by local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT). ‘Into the Meadows’ will help residents and visitors of all ages learn about the … Continue reading

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Taster event using the scythe

On 28th July Bowland Hay Time are running taster event for people to learn how to cut hay using a scythe, see the poster below for details. scything taster poster If there is enough interest we may well revive the … Continue reading

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