Monthly Archives: March 2018

Lots of volunteers despite a wet day at Manor Park Annexe

On Tuesday the ten of our Blackwater Valley Volunteers, Jenny and I headed out onto Manor Park Annexe in Aldershot in order to thin out the crowded scrub plantation of young trees. This builds on the task last year.  These trees were planted in dense … Continue reading

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Electrifying Test

Earlier this week I popped down to Botley near Fareham to join other Rangers in a test of new electric machines, to assess whether they are worthy replacements for our current petrol ones. It was really useful to have a hands on … Continue reading

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Dashing Dragonfly Ditch

On Tuesday whilst Jenny was welcoming our cows, the volunteers and I headed down to Blackwater Meadows, by Shepherd Meadows in Sandhurst. We’ve worked hard to remove encroaching scrub from these four meadows over the years, since they are designated for … Continue reading

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Boulder Moving at Lakeside

On Friday last week Sam Myself and two volunteers went to Lakeside Park to move some of the Boulders around the car park.  Last year the land owners Guildford Borough Council dug some ditches to help with some of the … Continue reading

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Cows Return to Hawley Meadows

This week we were very excited to be able to get cows back at Hawley Meadows! The landscapes of the UK are not truly “natural” rather they’re the result of the interaction of natural processes and the activities of people. … Continue reading

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Wellesley Easter Egg Hunt

Please note this is first come, first serve as there are a limited number of eggs.

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My Tern on the Raft

Last week I headed down to Tices Meadow to help the Bird Group move three Tern Rafts with our boat out to moorings in the lake. The purpose built rafts provide nesting sites with a reduced risk of predation from … Continue reading

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