Monthly Archives: May 2015

Dragons in the valley

This week dragonflies have started appearing along the Blackwater Valley to take advantage of the sunshine. Chris and I spotted this black-tailed skimmer at Moor Green Lakes over lunch break. It had only just emerged from it’s exuviae, so you can see … Continue reading

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Spruced up paths at Moor Green Lakes

On Tuesday the volunteers descended on Moor Green Lakes to cut back the paths, cutting most of the Blackwater Valley Path and the routes to the car park. There was a dramatic transformation on the path to Coleford Hide, and … Continue reading

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Busy Blackwater Meadows Wood Gnomes

The volunteers and students have been busy at Blackwater Meadows, where we chainsawed excess timber up into bite-sized logs. Next we shuffled the logs back to Ash Lock in 5 trailer loads for processing. Our Wood Gnome Volunteers did an … Continue reading

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Hawley Meadows Boating with M and S

Yesterday volunteers from the M&S store in Camberley joined Sarah and I to litter pick Hawley Meadows. We are lucky to have a volunteer who litter picks Hawley Meadows most days, so the M&S volunteers were recruited to unearth rubbish … Continue reading

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Snaky Lane features in Ash Parish News

Ash PC News May 2015

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WALK THE PATH – A GREAT SUCCESS

This is the tenth year the Blackwater Valley Countryside have held Walk the Path  – an organised walk along the final 10+ miles of the Blackwater Valley Path from Sandhurst to Swallowfield – and this year it proved bigger and … Continue reading

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