Monthly Archives: November 2013

Bridge – Frimley Hatches

This week on Tuesday and Wednesday Steven, Laura and myself have replaced the old post and rail for the vehicle bridge spanning the Blackwater river, near Frimley hatches, with new rails and posts. Senior Ranger Andrew Price Advertisements

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New Gate – Frimley Hatches

A new access gate has been needed for awhile by the Quays entrance to Frimley Hatches, the old gate was difficult to open and had been subject to security issues with up-to 15 locks being placed on the chain.  This new … Continue reading

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RGS students battle blackthorn and bramble

Yesterday Andrew and I were joined by students from the Royal Grammar School in Guildford. The gaggle set to work clearing invasive bramble and blackthorn from Hawley Meadows, increasing the area of wild flower meadow for rare plants, such as … Continue reading

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Students Spruce up Moor Green

The students Bryce and Ben have been helping us out at to spruce up Moor Green Lakes. Together we cleared and repaired the fencing round the hibernaculum, a buried house for hibernating reptiles. Steven unearthed all 10 of the entrance … Continue reading

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Hawley Primary School explore Hawley Meadows

Ninety young people from Hawley Primary School came out to explore Hawley Meadows last week. They had a lovely sunny day learning about river beasties with Laura, life-cycles with Phil from Yateley and rivers with me. I showed them historic … Continue reading

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Hawley Meadows digging antics and more trees down

Yesterday the volunteers trundled down to Hawley Meadows, where we dug out invasive bramble and rose from the southern meadows. The volunteers did a great job clearing all of Surrey Field (by the M3) and some of Prior’s field. The … Continue reading

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