Category Archives: Events

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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Northern Walk

My fourth walk of the year for the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust will be on Saturday June 17th. This will be a circular walk starting at Swallowfield All Saints Church car park at 10:00 and will be about 7 miles … Continue reading

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Mammals for Members of Moor Green Lakes

Last Saturday Moor Green Lakes Group members joined Camberley Natural History Society members for a small mammal trapping session, led by Blackwater Valley Countryside’s own Bernard Baverstock. The live capture traps are designed not to harm. They contain tasty treats and … Continue reading

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Volunteers recognised in Guildford award ceremony

Chris and Kathy joined us to accept an award on behalf of the Blackwater Valley Countryside Volunteers from the Mayor of Guildford Borough Council. As two of our longest serving volunteers, it was fantastic to be able to share the swanky … Continue reading

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So Much Chocolate!

Yesterday morning Wellesley Woodlands held its first Easter Egg Hunt around the Wellington Statue and as we had never held it before, we were relieved to see nearly 250 people turn up to have a go! Which one would you … Continue reading

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The Song of the Morning

Dawn Chorus walk

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