Monthly Archives: January 2018

Wellesley Woodland Walk 01/02/18 Cancelled

The history of Wellesley Woodland walk that was organised for tomorrow at 1pm (meeting at Claycart car park) has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience. Acting Ranger Jenny

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River Restoration in action at Hawley Meadows

Last week Jenny and I popped up to Hawley Meadows to discuss the site management and upcoming tasks. Whilst there we checked on some of the logs we installed in the River Blackwater back in 2012 with the Environment Agency. For Loddon … Continue reading

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Ash Meadow Pond task

Thursday the 18th of January our wonderful volunteers cleared the willow around Ash Meadow Pond. This was so the pond would be more visible and appealing from the path. Eric was showing us how its done, who needs a chainsaw ? … Continue reading

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More responsive tree work

Stu and I have been out again today clearing wind-blown trees, at Gerry’s on the Blackwater Valley Path and Laffan’s Wood in Wellesley Woodlands. A lovely day to get out in the sunshine and use our winch training to safely … Continue reading

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February Volunteer Task Programme

BVCP Volunteer Task Programme Feb 2018

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Winching trees out of the canal at Wellesley Woodland

Sam, Stu and I have just returned from clearing 2 large willows that fell over in the wind last night, in Wellesley Woodland just east of the A325 Farnborough Road. They had blocked off navigation along the canal and also … Continue reading

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Tongham Tree Delivery

  On Tuesday we took delivery of 52 semi mature trees. These are going to be planted at Tongham as part of the reinstatement work after a utilities company had to do major work on the site. After much negotiation I secured the … Continue reading

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Heartening Hedge-Laying

Yesterday Jenny, Sam and I completed the hedge-laying we started on Sunday at Moor Green lakes, with a huge turnout of 39 volunteers over the two tasks. We worked on the hedge between the footpath and bridleway down towards the Blackwater River, laying … Continue reading

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Wellesley Woodlands Volunteer Programme

Here are the programmes for Wellesley Woodlands, detailing upcoming volunteer days, including our new Sunday task.  We will update as and when we know more. Wellesley Woodlands Volunteer programme 2018  

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Bridge Closure between Shepherds Meadows and the Memorial Park

The footbridge between Shepherds Meadow and the Memorial Park is now closed due to a deterioration of its condition over the winter period.  A new bridge will be installed in the spring.  Please follow the diversion signs on site which will … Continue reading

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