Monthly Archives: May 2017

June Volunteer Programme

Here’s our brand new volunteer task programme for June June Volunteer Programme Acting Senior Ranger Stuart

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Would you like to join BVCP?

I’m pleased to announce an exciting new Ranger Job opportunity. Countryside Ranger HCC2541591 Acting Senior Ranger Stuart

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Small But Mighty Moths

Spring is my favourite time of year. The sun begins to shine and all sorts of wildlife come out of the woodwork (in some cases literally). A welcome sight today (although a bit unusual for a night creature) was a Small … Continue reading

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Daring Digging at Darby Green Pond

Local volunteers joined students from the Royal Grammar School in Guildford recently to lend a hand in Darby Green. They got stuck into a range of jobs including; digging out old concrete bench bases, felling a hazardous tree,  removing the alien invasive … Continue reading

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Dog finds a new home!

On the 2nd May I found a little lost Bichon Frise at Wellesley Woodlands and so many of you shared and liked his post, that I’ve done a bit of phoning round to find out how he’s getting on so … Continue reading

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Mammals for Members of Moor Green Lakes

Last Saturday Moor Green Lakes Group members joined Camberley Natural History Society members for a small mammal trapping session, led by Blackwater Valley Countryside’s own Bernard Baverstock. The live capture traps are designed not to harm. They contain tasty treats and … Continue reading

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Machine Manoeuvres at Moor Green Lakes

Today the volunteers, Stu and I joined Jenny to cut all the paths on her site. In an unprecedented move we arrived with lots of machines, nasher (our ride on brushcutter) and our tractor flail. Thank you to the amazing … Continue reading

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Updated Volunteer Programme for May

Volunteer task programme May 2017  

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Volunteers recognised in Guildford award ceremony

Chris and Kathy joined us to accept an award on behalf of the Blackwater Valley Countryside Volunteers from the Mayor of Guildford Borough Council. As two of our longest serving volunteers, it was fantastic to be able to share the swanky … Continue reading

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Surrey Hills Spring Clean

Our latest volunteer task here at Blackwater Valley was to give one of our roadside sites by the Hog’s Back a spring clean. The job of the day was to remove some old rabbit fencing that had no use anymore. … Continue reading

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