- 1933-2010 (Creation)
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0.148 cubic metres.
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Papers and photographs concerning the stewardship, ecology and attributes of the site, which was acquired in 1946 as the Trust's first nature reserve. Topics covered: acquisition, negotiation with landowners, research on site, pollution, water level management and liaison with the Internal Drainage Board, planning applications particularly for adjacent developments and the construction of the York ring road.
Papers include press cuttings relating to the acquisition of the site 1946; Nature Reserve Management Committee Minutes 1957-2005; records of species on site including botanical records and surveys 1946-1992; ornithological records 1977- 1979; ecological research papers (published and unpublished) 1933-2005; peat stratigraphy data 1974; hydrological records 1968-2010 and photographs 1933-1996.
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