Category Archives: Conservation

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Laurel and Thorns 

Yesterday, 19th, in 28 degree weather, Bobbie and I were joined by Becky, Mike, John and Eric at Thorn Hill, Wellesley Woodlands, to cut back more Laurel. The central section of the woodland has been taken over by laurel which … Continue reading

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Tractoring at Tices Meadow

This week I’ve been on the tractor helping Stu out on his bridge construction project. It’s been entertaining seeing how many different jobs we can use the tractor for. I unloaded the bridge timber at Ash Lock then we drove down to … Continue reading

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Layers of Fun

At Southwood Woodland our local volunteer group have continued to improve the woodland with a task every 4th Sunday of the month. On our last task we took to planting whips (young trees) and sowing seeds to improve the biodiversity of … Continue reading

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Spring Clean for Easter Egg Hunt

In preparation for the Easter egg hunt on Wednesday 4th, Matt, Paul, Mike and John joined me at Rushmoor Bottom to improve the path circling the Duke of Wellington Statue. To improve the sharp dip we first removed the angle iron and then built … Continue reading

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Easter Efforts for our Cows at Hawley Meadows

Well I did have a suitable April Fool’s Blog planned for this morning, but unfortunately events at Hawley Meadows last night and today have rather taken over. Our cows play an important role in managing this lowland meadow to promote … Continue reading

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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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