Monthly Archives: October 2014

Scrub clearing on a October sunny day

We had a great day’s clearing invasive scrub at Kennels Lane Meadows, near Southwood this Tuesday, a task organised and run by Dannie (ex-student) on her last day at BVCP. A very successful day opening up the meadow and pushing … Continue reading

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White-topped waves at a windy Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined us at Moor Green Lakes to cut back Long Island, although we found it was rather too exposed to the elements. So we bravely retreated to the calmer waters along the NW shore of Colebrook Lake. Clearing … Continue reading

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New lease of life to snake sculpture

This morning student Aidan and Trainee Callum relocated some woodchip from a site in Aldershot to Southwood Woodland. The chippings were raked around the wooden snake by the southern entrance, to improve it for the numerous small children who play around … Continue reading

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Drizzle didn’t dampen spirits

Yesterday ten volunteers braved the drizzle to help cut back the hedging around the car park driveway to Hawley Meadows, to make the site much more inviting to visitors. They did a sterling job with Eric, Laura and Melvyn manning the … Continue reading

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Hawley Meadows car park hedge trim

Thanks to Kristian and Ben we’ve lowered the some of the hedging around Hawley Meadows car park, to open up the view from the road and reduce antisocial behaviour. The car park is much more welcoming now. We’ll be back … Continue reading

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Students fencing at Southwood

On Friday Ben & Callum joined us at Southwood to install a new fence by the Kennels Lane entrance to reduce erosion up the bank. All visitors are now recorded on the counter so we can monitor numbers. Thanks to Callum … Continue reading

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