Monthly Archives: August 2015

Kallo and Wessanen colleagues brave the floods

Yesterday Rhys and I headed out to meet the volunteers at Blackwater Meadows, but found the access was a tad soggy so waded in to check the depth. We could have driven in through the floods but would have been … Continue reading

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Rowhill Meadow cut

Rowhill Nature Reserve has a great meadow, a meadow that BVCP has been working with Rowhill Nature Reserve Society to change from an old amenity area to a wild meadow. In the past the meadow has been cut and collected … Continue reading

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Meadow mowing at Blackwater Reach

Last week I had a great day meadow cutting the amenity field at Blackwater Reach, a field that BVCP and Sandhurst Town Council (STC) would like to cut and collect each year. Due to BVCP hiring the nice blue tractor … Continue reading

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Blooming surprising litter pick

Yesterday the volunteers litter picked Southwood Woodland finding the usual trailer load of litter and metal, and some rather surprising boxes of slightly-aged flowers down Kennels Lane. I’ve spoken with the companies to they can contact the couriers and deliver fresh flowers … Continue reading

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The Trust at Grant’s Moor

On the 14th August members of the BVCT, along with Ranger Tony, headed off to Grant’s Moor to heroically clear the smothering vegetation from the hedgerow.  Bernard has written a few words about the day. ‘The picture shows the earliest … Continue reading

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Natural England’s Words on Wellesley

‘Wellesley Woodlands is a new Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) which has been provided as part of the Aldershot Urban Extension project now known as Wellesley. Natural England have been involved with this project since 2005, when heathland in the … Continue reading

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A Chance to Work with the Blackwater Team

Have you ever really wanted to work with the Blackwater Valley Team?  Would you like to be paid to spend time with us?  Would you like to be able to work flexible hours?  You can do just that now and … Continue reading

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A Mini Mower

Have you seen a blue compactor tractor in the valley recently?  Andrew, George and I have been out mowing all last week and will be again this week. We’ve been to Hollybush, Swan Lake, Southwood and Rushmoor Bottom so far, with … Continue reading

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Cove Brook Greenway Group’s Newsletter

A good chance to catch up on what the group has been busy doing and what some of their future tasks are. CBGG newsletter

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Excavating fords at Hawley Meadows

At Hawley Meadows Mark has recreated two of the fords, ready for a tractor crossing the river when the southern two meadows are hay cut. Ranger Stuart

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