Category Archives: Conservation

Stag-gering school for wildlife

On Saturday I joined parents, children and teachers at North Farnborough Infant School to rejuvenate their tired wildlife garden. The volunteers got stuck into weaving and replanting a willow igloo and creating a tower of pallets for minibeasts. Each class … Continue reading

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Spot the Spawn

With the weather nice and warm all sorts of Spring flora and fauna is being spotted throughout the Blackwater Valley. At Southwood Woodland, on our volunteer work party this past Sunday, Paul spotted this Common Frog in amongst the emerging … Continue reading

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Volunteer Task Programme March 2019

Click the link below to find out what volunteer tasks are going on in the Blackwater Valley area: BVCP Volunteer Task Programme Mar 2019

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National Student Volunteering Week

Happy National Student Volunteering Week! Here at Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership we have benefited from running student volunteering days for years. These student ‘days’ come in various forms from a week long stint, to one regular day every week, to … Continue reading

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Peering Through Parsons

On Tuesday 29th the volunteers joined me at the base of Redan Hill, Aldershot to carry on working our way through the tall, dense laurel. This area of woodland at the base of the hill is part of a selection … Continue reading

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Holy Hedge Laying Volunteers!

Whilst the trees are dormant and the birds are not nesting the Blackwater Valley Rangers visited Moor Green Lakes for our annual two hedge laying tasks. The Moor Green Lakes Group volunteers on Sunday and the Blackwater Valley volunteers on … Continue reading

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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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