Category Archives: A31 corridor

Surrey Hills Spring Clean

Our latest volunteer task here at Blackwater Valley was to give one of our roadside sites by the Hog’s Back a spring clean. The job of the day was to remove some old rabbit fencing that had no use anymore. … Continue reading

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Visiting Violets

Last week the team popped down to Surrey Hills by the Hogs Back to test a new mower for managing our chalk grasslands slopes. We also spotted some delicate Sweet Violets emerging from the hillside. Ranger Stuart

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Chipping at West Farm

Laura, Andy, Charlotte, Jenny and I are down at West Farm off the the A31 in Runfold doing our chipper training. It’s also good to get some inspiration from the expertly laid hedge created by the Surrey Hedge Layers Group, … Continue reading

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Runfold tidy

Earlier this week Andrew, John and I went to Runfold to do some finishing touches after the Surrey Hedge Layers visit a few weeks ago. In front of our beautiful newly laid hedge was some old rabbit fencing which we removed with … Continue reading

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Runfold Horse Margin

Today the volunteers, Charlotte and I are down at the Runfold Horse Margin, a wide bridleway between St George’s Road and the Princess Royal Pub in Runfold. We’ve carried on from the earlier track cutting by Stu & Jenny, so … Continue reading

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