Monthly Archives: April 2014

Busy Bees

Yesterday the volunteers gave the Blackwater Valley Path a Spring Clean in preparation for our Walk the Path event on Sunday. We split into groups and litter-picked most of the path north of Farnborough Gate, removing 33 sacks of rubbish. … Continue reading

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Moving large logs the easy way

The volunteers have been hard at work at Blackwater Meadows, at the south end of Shepherd Meadows in Sandhurst. A row of trees along have been cleared  to open up light to the ditch and SSSI (site of special scientific … Continue reading

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Eversley – Walk the Path kissing gate issue

Today Steven, ranger at BVCP, with the help of Chris Bean cleared the obstruction from the Blackwater Valley path in Eversley. A fallen tree from the winter storms next to a ditch had lifted and moved the kissing gate, making … Continue reading

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Mounds of Chippings

Tuesday 8th April 14 volunteers joined Steven and I at Hawley Meadows along with our hardy chipper to help clear up the trees felled by the National Grid under the pylon lines.  Steven had an interesting moment trying to get into … Continue reading

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Walk the Path 2014 – River Valley tree clearing

On Monday three rangers from BVCP with the help of Paul cleared a large number of wind blown trees on a section of path. At least 10 trees along the path near River Valley, a section of the route we … Continue reading

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Ditching in Tices Wood at Farnham Quarry

Yesterday a hoard of 20 volunteers descended on Tices Wood, at the north eastern end of Farnham Quarry. A derilect ditch was rejunvenated to drain off some of the flood water on the old plant site meadow. We forded the mighty … Continue reading

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Spring is here

Spring has definitely sprung now!  Blossom is filling the air with white and pink.  All manner of animals are emerging and setting about getting into the swing of spring.  We have just watched a Blue Tit in our yard trying … Continue reading

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