Category Archives: Events

Finchampstead Walk Report

On an overcast but thankfully dry morning last Saturday, I was very pleased to be joined by twenty five other walkers for the seventh and penultimate walk in this series for the Blackwater Valley Trust. We met at the church … 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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BV Trust’s Farnborough Airfield Walk

On a bright but breezy morning on saturday eighteen of us met at the Cody Sports and Social club off the Fleet road for the start of the Trust’s longest walk for a while.  This was to be a just … Continue reading

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Southwood Seed Drive

On a previous Sunday, I was joined by the budding Southwood volunteers for our monthly task. However, unlike the usual routine, this month we were undertaking the collection of Bluebell seeds as part of the Blackwater Valley Trust woodland wildflowers project. Southwood … Continue reading

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Fifth Trust Walk of 2017

On the15th July we met at Lakeside Park for our fifth Trust walk this year. With a good turnout of about twenty five we set off into the park to pick up the Blackwater River path. It seemed that very … Continue reading

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Thank You

Last week we hosted our famous Summer BBQ at Ash Lock, where we say thank you to all the volunteer groups along the Blackwater Valley. The evening was a great success with plenty of hot food and chatting. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Children find watery insects at Talavera 

Today Laura, I and Shirley the gull, are at Talavera Infant & Junior School Summer Fayre showing off minibeasts pond-dipped from Moor Green Lakes. It was interesting to find some of our more unusual minibeasts including water stick insects, which … Continue reading

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