Category Archives: Conservation

Tices Bat cave.

On Wednesday I took our little tractor over to Tices meadow. The purpose of the task is to try to help improve the area around the Bat cave at the far end of the site. This section was used by … Continue reading

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Hollybush Meadow cut

On Monday I took our Tractor and Hired Amazon cut and collect over to Hollybush. Hollybush meadow is an old landfill site with a few hidden surprises within the meadow in the form of concrete vents.┬áThese give out a mixture … Continue reading

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Surrey hill meadow cut

On Sunday I spent a lovely sunny day on the Surrey Hill’s. A while ago Stuart Croft and myself went to have a look to see how the meadow was doing after the previous years cut and collect. The meadow … Continue reading

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Robo mower, Surrey hills

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of taking the controls of the Robo mower we hired, this is a fantastic bit of kit that we use in the areas that are next to roads or on slopes that … Continue reading

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New Volunteer Programme – September till October

BVCP Volunteer Task Programme October 2017

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Out with the Scrub and in with the Birds

For us here at Blackwater Valley, September marks the end of nesting bird season and the commencement of scrub clearance. This past week, the Moor Green Lakes Group volunteers have got off to a cracking start. Moor Green Lakes nature … Continue reading

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Rivers Week – would you like to get involved?

Next week we’re inviting volunteers to join us for two tasks to improve the river biodiversity, as part of the Loddon Catchment Rivers Week. We’ll be installing woody debris in the channel with some drier bank side work. On Tuesday … Continue reading

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