Monthly Archives: November 2016

Scraping off ice at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined Jenny and I to defrost by our toasty fire on Long Island. The main task was to finish clearing trees from the narrow earth bund around the scrape on the SW corner of the island, a … Continue reading

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Continuing path improvements on Frimley track

This week we are at Frimley track again to finish off the resurfacing. We are having 20 tonnes of aggregate delivered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Each day is a race to get it down before the next delivery. … Continue reading

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A step in the right direction 

On Friday a mixed group of staff, students and volunteers tackled the old steps at Lakeside. They were slowly falling in to disrepair and needed some attention.  Stu had a master plan which luckily avoided us moving the great slabs … Continue reading

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Southwood gets a spruce up

Yesterday the Southwood Woodland Volunteers joined us to tidy up the Old Kennels Lane Entrance, by cutting back and re-digging drainage grips on the cycleway. The volunteers also removed some fire-damaged fencing, which proved harder than expected with an over engineered … Continue reading

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Blackwater Reach SSSI Meadow Task

Yesterday Jenny, Laura and I headed out with the volunteers to remove some invasive willow from the Blackwater Reach SSSI (site of special scientific interest), a small meadow that we manage between the Sandhurst Memorial Park Pond and the River … Continue reading

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Brookfield fencing and felling

On Tuesday Andrew, Jenny and I were joined by volunteers at the Brookfield section of BV Path. There were two key tasks, firstly to fence off an area of the river where the bank is slowly eroding. And secondly to remove … Continue reading

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Hatches Pot Holes Be Gone

We are returning to Frimley Hatches next week to carry on the path resurfacing works we started last month. Below are a couple photos showing the new surfacing of type 1 being rolled and compacted at the end of October, using … Continue reading

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Bats in Wellesley Woods

  From June to October 2016 BVCP have been conducting bat surveys in Wellesley Woodland. All 9 sites were surveyed using a static recorder, donated by the BVC Trust, and 2 sites were also surveyed using a transect approach. Overall … Continue reading

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Thank you from Tawny Owl

This is the kind of post we always like to receive… Dear Stuart Thank you so much for a fab day out with the Brownies the other week, they are still talking about it so must have been a good day out!! Please give … Continue reading

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A day at the Hatches

On Tuesday Laura and I were joined by volunteers for a mixture of tasks with our trustee Colin whom rings birds in the area. To begin with the weather looked threatening so we packed the gazebo which ofcourse garenteed us … Continue reading

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