Monthly Archives: December 2017

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A spruced up Rowhill for the spring

In the New Year, Scottish & Southern Electric will be removing the overhead lines and pylons from Rowhill Nature Reserve, now that the electric supply has been diverted. We have worked closely with SSE, ecologists and the volunteers to minimise impact on … Continue reading

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Laffans Rustic Steps.

Today Bobbie and I were joined by 4 volunteers who braved the snow and ice to come and install some steps at Laffan’s bench viewpoint in the Wellesley Woodland     It was a nice task to do on a cold wintery morning, digging … Continue reading

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All Hands on Board

It was a frosty morning on the 19th December when the Blackwater Valley Countryside Volunteers gathered at Darby Green Pond. When we arrived passers by had little idea of the sites name or what had been done there. The non-native invasive … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Elves spruce up Tice’s Meadow

On Tuesday Santa’s Elves lent a hand at Tice’s Meadow for our infamous festive task and BBQ. We arrived to a beautiful icy morning overlooking the meadow, and set to work putting up the gazebo. This year was our largest Christmas … Continue reading

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Find a Fence and Fix it

On Tuesday 5th December the BVC volunteers joined Stuart and I at Wharf Plantation, Wellesley Woodlands.  Stuart disappeared off into the main bit of woodland with some volunteers to widen the track as it’s tricky to fit a truck and trailer down … Continue reading

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International Volunteer Day Thanks

Happy International Volunteer Day everyone! The rangers here at Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has volunteered with us. Your hard work and dedication has meant that we have been able to improve … Continue reading

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