Monthly Archives: January 2018

Rivers Week – A Loddon Catchment Perspective

The Loddon Catchment Partnership (LCP) co-ordinated Rivers Week in September last year, which succeeded in raising the profile of river tasks and delivering habitat and ecological improvements. Since the River Blackwater flows into the River Loddon in Swallowfield, at the northern end of the … Continue reading

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Tree Surveying in Wellesley Woodland

Yesterday Laura, Stu and I headed out to Rushmoor Bottom to carry out a tree survey and assess any hazardous trees. The abundant mature beech and oak in the Wellesley Woodland, meant we often had to zig-zag some distance off the way-marked … Continue reading

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Hazardous Tree Felling at Hawley Green & Blackwater

Last Friday most of the Blackwater Valley team were out in Hawley Green to make some dangerous trees safe. Stuart and I conducted a tree survey in December on some of the sites we look after  in Blackwater and Hawley. We identified … Continue reading

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Wet Day In Wellesley!

On Tuesday the 2nd myself, Stuart and five brave volunteers headed out to Claycart car park to continue the long term project of Laurel removal. Everyone got stuck in and managed to clear the path junction east of the bridge by lunch time. Despite … Continue reading

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Surveying fallen trees from Storm Eleanor

Today we have a team heading out to check our sites after Storm Eleanor. When it’s safe and the wind subsides, we can then prioritise and clear up any fallen trees, like this one on at Prince’s Avenue in Wellesley … Continue reading

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