Category Archives: Path

Swan Lake Path Improvements

Before and after transformation At the beginning of the year Blackwater Valley Rangers and Volunteers began the tough job of improving the path at Swan Lake Park in Sandhurst. With the path at 900m long, 2m wide and a whopping 12 inch ditch to … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes New Bench

Today students Gabriel, Jeremy, Matt and I were out at the lovely Moor Green Lakes with various tasks in mind. The most important of the day was installing a commemorative bench for John Curnow Tanner. It is situated along the … Continue reading

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How to lay a hedge at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined us at Moor Green Lakes for a spot of hedge-laying. The section of footpath and bridleway at the river end is narrow, so it’s great to open up access and create a living hedge. It turns out that Tony … Continue reading

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Continuing path improvements on Frimley track

This week we are at Frimley track again to finish off the resurfacing. We are having 20 tonnes of aggregate delivered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Each day is a race to get it down before the next delivery. … Continue reading

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A step in the right direction 

On Friday a mixed group of staff, students and volunteers tackled the old steps at Lakeside. They were slowly falling in to disrepair and needed some attention.  Stu had a master plan which luckily avoided us moving the great slabs … Continue reading

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Brookfield fencing and felling

On Tuesday Andrew, Jenny and I were joined by volunteers at the Brookfield section of BV Path. There were two key tasks, firstly to fence off an area of the river where the bank is slowly eroding. And secondly to remove … Continue reading

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Improving the north Frimley Hatches Meadow

Yesterday Jenny, Charlotte and I headed up to the north end of Frimley Hatches to hay-cut the northern bench meadow to promote wildflowers. It was also a good opportunity for Jenny and Charlotte to complete their motorscythe training. It was very … Continue reading

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