Category Archives: Access

Big Valley Ramble

Sign up for Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust’s (BVCT) third Big Valley Ramble on Sunday 28 April and you will visit some of the most delightful scenery that Berkshire has to offer. There are two distances, five miles or 11 miles … Continue reading

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Meadow Mapping

Yesterday Stu, Bobbie, volunteer Robert and I, headed out the Ash Green Meadows to install another 2 welcome map boards. After several months of clearing barbed wire and improving access with volunteers, it’s great to be able to build the … Continue reading

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Blooming Marvellous work at Ash Green Meadows

On Thursday we were tasked with installing three finger posts and a new path at Ash Green Meadows. Following a very muddy day in the rain installing a map board by the car park last Friday, we quickly realised that … 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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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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