Category Archives: Sites

Peering Through Parsons

On Tuesday 29th the volunteers joined me at the base of Redan Hill, Aldershot to carry on working our way through the tall, dense laurel. This area of woodland at the base of the hill is part of a selection … Continue reading

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Holy Hedge Laying Volunteers!

Whilst the trees are dormant and the birds are not nesting the Blackwater Valley Rangers visited Moor Green Lakes for our annual two hedge laying tasks. The Moor Green Lakes Group volunteers on Sunday and the Blackwater Valley volunteers on … Continue reading

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Swan Rescue at Chalk Farm!

Following a report of a swan trapped in the ice, Ranger’s Jenny and Laura and Blackwater Valley new recruit Nicci, headed to Chalk Farm this afternoon. At the lake we met Jacob from Wildlife Action (who had also been called … Continue reading

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Wonky Wellesley Wood

Last week Jenny and I headed out to Rushmoor Bottom to fell a couple of tall birch trees which had tipped over and become hung up over the path. The combined root plate had heaved over, so it made the … Continue reading

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Stepping to it at Rowhill

Last Thursday we were tasked with replacing some steps at Rowhill; even though we had a brief snow shower in the morning it did not deter our volunteers.  In the cold we soon warmed up ripping out the old steps, … Continue reading

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Jabbering Bats at Rowhill

If you’re interested in bats, then next Thursday 10th Jan there’s a talk about Bats in the New Forest hosted at the Rowhill Field Centre in Aldershot. Please click on the poster link below for more information. Bats in the … Continue reading

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The three little Hog Homes at Ash Green Meadows.

Thursday 20th, it was our last task before Christmas and we had the fun of building three hedgehog houses at one of our newer sites Ash Green Meadows. In separate teams we made our three little hog homes. One out … Continue reading

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