Monthly Archives: January 2019

Swan Rescue at Chalk Farm!

Following a report of a swan trapped in the ice, Ranger’s Jenny and Laura and Blackwater Valley new recruit Nicci, headed to Chalk Farm this afternoon. At the lake we met Jacob from Wildlife Action (who had also been called … Continue reading

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Wonky Wellesley Wood

Last week Jenny and I headed out to Rushmoor Bottom to fell a couple of tall birch trees which had tipped over and become hung up over the path. The combined root plate had heaved over, so it made the … Continue reading

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New Volunteer Programme Feb 2019

Please follow the link to the new volunteer programme, which covers tasks run in the Blackwater Valley area during February. bvcp volunteer task programme feb 2019 If you have any questions about the tasks, please call 01252 331 353 or … Continue reading

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Stepping to it at Rowhill

Last Thursday we were tasked with replacing some steps at Rowhill; even though we had a brief snow shower in the morning it did not deter our volunteers.  In the cold we soon warmed up ripping out the old steps, … Continue reading

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New Fire Wood Poster

Once a month our hard working, dedicated volunteers spend the day processing wood to be sold to the public as fire wood. The money we receive is then used to further conserve and manage our sites, working in partnership with … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the view

This winter the Blackwater Valley crew returned to Darby Green Pond to follow up on the success of last years tasks. The Parrot’s Feather we began removing in 2017 has been significantly fought back. The volunteers doned the waterproof gloves … Continue reading

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Jabbering Bats at Rowhill

If you’re interested in bats, then next Thursday 10th Jan there’s a talk about Bats in the New Forest hosted at the Rowhill Field Centre in Aldershot. Please click on the poster link below for more information. Bats in the … Continue reading

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