Category Archives: Conservation

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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The three little Hog Homes at Ash Green Meadows.

Thursday 20th, it was our last task before Christmas and we had the fun of building three hedgehog houses at one of our newer sites Ash Green Meadows. In separate teams we made our three little hog homes. One out … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Today Bobbie & I headed down to Rowhill for a spot of playing with chainsaws and a winch to clear windthrown ash trees, that were hung up over one of the paths. Thank you very much to James for lending … Continue reading

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Claycart Steps and Revetment

Last Thursday, on a very frosty morning, Stu and myself were at Claycart with Mike and Paul to install┬ásome steps. This is part of ongoing work at Wellesley to improve the safety of the site as more people use it … Continue reading

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Volunteer Task Programme January 2019

Please follow the link to access the programme: BVCP Volunteer Task Programme Jan 2019  

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Christmas Task at Lakeside

Yesterday the ranger team were joined by a bumper turnout of volunteers for our famous Christmas task. Thanks to having 30 of us out to help, we managed to clear a huge area of invasive willow and alder out of … Continue reading

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