Monthly Archives: August 2016

Bat Walk 9th September

Steve is leading a Bat Walk for the Trust on the 9th September at Shepherd Meadows.  Due to an error in typing, the advertising says to meet at 7pm.  Please meet at 7.30pm as it doesn’t get dark until around … Continue reading

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Updated Volunteer Task Programme

As we’ve needed to change a couple of conservation tasks, please see the updated volunteer programme below (with the changes highlighted). Apologies for any inconvenience. BVCP_volunteer task programme Aug to Oct 2016_Sept update Ranger Stuart

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More Moor Green cutting with Student Matt

Today volunteers joined us to finish off three days of path & hay cutting at Moor Green Lakes & Manor Farm. It was also the last day for our student Matt who joined us this week from Farnborough 6th Form … Continue reading

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Rowhill Meadow Cutting

Andrew has started mowing the meadow at Rowhill with our tractor on hire.  Last year we hired a little blue compact tractor for our month of cut and collect across the valley.  This year we have a bright orange Kubota … Continue reading

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Sea scout skills at Moor Green Lakes

Today Stu and I cut paths at Moor Green Lakes ahead of their Open Day on Sunday 4th September. Meanwhile Jenny & Student Matt removed floating pennywort from the river, an invasive alien plant that we’re keen to survey & … Continue reading

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Swan Lake Car Park Up Keep

Last week Laura and I visited Hawley Meadows and Swan Lake to maintain the car parks. Jobs included litter picking, replenishing dog poo bin bags, strimming entrance signs, hedge cutting and spraying the invasive grass. Both car parks now look … Continue reading

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Runfold Horse Margin

Today the volunteers, Charlotte and I are down at the Runfold Horse Margin, a wide bridleway between St George’s Road and the Princess Royal Pub in Runfold. We’ve carried on from the earlier track cutting by Stu & Jenny, so … Continue reading

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Bats and Bins in Wellesley Woodland

Last Monday the usual Wellesley bin run was done by Stuart and I. We got 40 bags of rubbish! Filling our biggest trailer. It was good to see people using the bins. Especially the recycling section. However it wasn’t all … Continue reading

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Successful reed planting at Grant’s Moor

Yesterday Stu, Bernard and I headed out to Grant’s Moor South. It’s fantastic to see how the vegetation in the southern pond become established after all our hard work. Back in March we ran a joint task with the BVC Trust … Continue reading

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Completion of Shawfield Track.

Yesterday The team and I completed laying the 80 tons of type 1 hard core to the old muddy track at Shawfield. I think the end results are very good compared to what it was like last winter. while on … Continue reading

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