Category Archives: General Information

New Volunteer Programme

BVCP Volunteer Task Programme Sept 2017

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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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Preparing for Rivers Week

This evening I’ve been inspecting the River Blackwater by Swan Lake Park with the South East Rivers Trust. They are kindly helping us prepare for this years Rivers Week, by supporting us with advice and the necessary Environment Agency applications.  This year we … Continue reading

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Southwood Golf Course Consultation

Rushmoor Borough Council are currently asking for peoples views on the option to convert Southwood Golf Course into new natural open parkland, which lies between Southwood Woodland and the Cove Brook. To find out more and have your say on the … Continue reading

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Like Finding a Flower in a Haystack

Last week saw the commencement of our annual hay cut. First off, the three meadows over at Swan Lake Park. One of the biggest reasons we deploy this practice every year is to improve the diversity of the wildflower population on … Continue reading

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Read All About It!

Last Friday, volunteer Jeremy joined Assistant Ranger Sam and I to install a brand new information board at Swan Lake Park. This brand new board is located by the new housing development entrance and will welcome everyone onto the site. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Programme for August

Here’s our new task programme for August hot off the press. If you have any suggestions for future tasks, or ideas for ones you’d like to have a go at, then please get in touch. BVCP Volunteer Task Programme Aug … Continue reading

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