Monthly Archives: February 2018

Snowy Hedge-Laying on the Cove Brook

Yesterday the volunteers joined Sam and I to lay a hedge in the Birch Brook Reserve on the Cove Brook. Last year we laid the hedge to the right of the gate to open up the view to visitors and provide a … Continue reading

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Frimley Fuel Allotments Scrub Removal

Sam, the volunteers and I joined the Frimley Fuel Allotment Conservation Team to help scrub bash an area that has been taken over by gorse and various tree species. Tony was keeping a good eye on our fire. As per … Continue reading

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Flowers Rock

Yesterday after helping on Jenny’s task at Southwood Woodland I went exploring and discovered that Spring has come early to the woodland. Pretty painted pebbles have appeared, with this delicate daisy nestled under a bench. Why not have a stroll … Continue reading

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Mowing Blackwater Meadows

Last week the BVCP Rangers enlisted the help of the Robomower. This time at Blackwater Meadows to reduce the amount of bramble and other scrub taking over the SSSI meadows.   The meadows are designated SSSI because they support rich plant … Continue reading

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Lakeside Bridge Repair

Today I was joined by Bobbie and Sam at the Lakeside Bridge. I have been in talks with Surrey County Council to try to secure funding for the bridge repair at Lakeside Park. Surrey County Council had the bridge surveyed before … Continue reading

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New Verdant Volunteer Programme

Volunteer Task Programme March Senior Ranger Stuart

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St Georges Road Steps & Path

On Thursday last week I was joined by Mike from the BVCV at St Georges Road to help remove some old redundant rabbit fence. Whilst there we also scraped and blew the path which as you can see from the … Continue reading

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Lakeside Walk report

On Saturday we were greeted with clear skies and a lovely morning for the first of this year’s walk programme. Thirty of us met at Lakeside Park for a six mile ramble which used to be a straightforward walk up … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes Work Party – Clearing Tern Island

After postponing the Tern Island task from December due to bad weather, everyone was delighted when we woke up to a sunny but cold and breezy morning with 22 eager volunteers. Stuart turned up with boat and motor and was soon ferrying … Continue reading

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Damp Day At Gerrys

On Tuesday I was not so lucky with the weather, the only way to explain it was the day was very wet. That being said I was surprisingly joined by 7 of the Tuesday BVCV at Gerrys. The main task of the day … Continue reading

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