Category Archives: Education

Invasive Species Alert – Water Primrose

Water primrose is an invasive non-native plant that is invading watercourses, with two sites know about in Surrey. The Environment Agency are asking for help to identify the sites where it can be found. The eradication of water primrose is … Continue reading

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Where We Work

An unexpected and interesting results from our volunteer questionnaire feedback was that few people are aware of all the sites we work on. The yellow on the map below highlights most of these areas, though some the river path and … Continue reading

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Volunteer Questionnaire Results

Earlier this year we sent out our volunteer questionnaire to find out what our volunteers most enjoyed and how we could improve their experience. The results are now in. We received 12 questionnaires back and the results were very positive. Satisfaction levels … Continue reading

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October 2018 Volunteer Programme

Find out what’s happening in your local area: BVCP Volunteer Programme October 2018_(HF000017396148)

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Wellesley Bioblitz

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The benefits of taking photographs to identify insects

They say that the largest group of insects- indeed of all animals- is beetles. Sometimes wandering down the Blackwater Valley one wonders if in fact the largest group are large, irritatingly conspicuous, and unrecognizable ones.  What are they? Luckily we … Continue reading

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Cutting the way

On Thursday 12 July I was joined by Paul, Mike, Eric, Matt and Ed at Chalk Farm, Wellesley Woodlands to cut back the paths and remove brambles from around the saplings planted roughly 4 years ago.  Matt, Ed and Mike … Continue reading

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