Category Archives: Education

Launching the Blackwater Valley River Festival 2019

Blackwater Valley Couuntryside Trust (BVCT) are celebrating 40 years in the valley by hosting a River Festival along the length of the Blackwater Valley from Saturday 21st – Sunday 29th September. Full events listings and information on booking can be … Continue reading

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Holly Lodge Animal Explorers at Snaky Lane

This week sixty year 5 pupils from Holly Lodge Primary School joined us at Snaky Lane Local Nature Reserve to survey the animals. The children counted birds then charged around with sweep nets  to unearth wildlife in the meadow, including … Continue reading

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Women In Construction Careers Event at Wellesley

Grainger Plc, which is building new homes at Wellesley, Aldershot, ran a Women in Construction Careers Event in March to inspire female students from local colleges to consider a career in construction, and to dispel the myth that it is … Continue reading

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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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Wellesley Autumn Ramble

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Wellesley Wildlife Wander

This morning, armed with sweep nets, bug pots and a fairy sheet, I led a family wildlife walk exploring Wellesley Woodlands. It was a lovely, crisp & sunny day discovering all the work our volunteers and rangers do to promote wildlife. The … Continue reading

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