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Chicken Surprise

This morning during one of our site boundary checks, Bobbie and I came across the bizarre sight of a chicken coop built on one of our sites along the River Blackwater, – certainly not something you see everyday. Resolving incidents of … Continue reading

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Making That Small Step A Bit Bigger

On Thursday 14th I was joined by Paul, Chris, Mike, Matt and Edmund at Blackwater Meadows in the north of the valley.  I’m not normally found up here but I was standing in for Jenny who was on a well … Continue reading

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Eversley and Kits Croft Walk, June 16th 2018

For the June countryside trust walk thirty keen local walkers met at Eversley Church on Saturday for a seven mile stroll through the green open spaces between Yateley and Eversley. We headed eastwards, initially past Lower Eversley copse where a … Continue reading

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Bridge protection at Tices Meadow

Last week the volunteers joined Bobbie and I to install faggots to protect the Eastern (6m) Bridge that we installed. The bundles of ash stems were fixed down with chestnut posts and tied in with wire. The faggots have already … Continue reading

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Improving River Biodiversity in Hawley Meadows

Last week Jenny and I were joined by volunteers from Novartis to install woody debris in the River Blackwater at Hawley Meadows. The task went really well with colleagues collecting hawthorn faggots which were then fixed into the river bed … Continue reading

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Tractoring at Tices Meadow

This week I’ve been on the tractor helping Stu out on his bridge construction project. It’s been entertaining seeing how many different jobs we can use the tractor for. I unloaded the bridge timber at Ash Lock then we drove down to … Continue reading

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