Category Archives: Ash Green Meadows

Reopening Ash Green Meadows and Wellesley Woodlands Car Parks

In line with the new government guidance today we are reopening the car parks at Wellesley Woodlands and Ash Green Meadows. Enjoy the fresh air but please keep your 2m distance from other users.

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Post Storm Boardwalk Repair

After the last storm a month or so ago the Blackwater Valley rangers had a call of a broken section of boardwalk at Ash Green Meadows. I thought this would be a good test and some training for our regular … Continue reading

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Clearing the way at Ash Green Meadows

Before we went into lockdown and all volunteering tasks were sadly stopped, I was lucky enough to have a fantastic 24 volunteers at Ash Green Meadows . The main purpose was to clear the regeneration scrub in the wet meadows. … Continue reading

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Paving the way to improve Ash Green Meadow

Ash Green Meadows has had a new lease of life this week thanks to our dedicated Rangers and Volunteers. In the SW corner wildlife area, the surfaced path and boardwalk loop had a grass section, which could become muddy and … Continue reading

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Ash Green Meadow Access

Recently I have been lucky enough to have had the BVCP (Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership) volunteers with me at our new S.A.N.G (Suitable alternative Natural Greenspace) site at Ash Green Meadows. The main purpose for the two tasks was to re … Continue reading

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The trees are alive with the sound of … buzzing?

Honeybees are out in force on the blossoms of Goat Willow (Salix caprea) down at Ash Green Meadows. Willow is a useful nectar source for bees early in the season before leaf burst, which is just getting underway with Poplar … Continue reading

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Meadow Mapping

Yesterday Stu, Bobbie, volunteer Robert and I, headed out the Ash Green Meadows to install another 2 welcome map boards. After several months of clearing barbed wire and improving access with volunteers, it’s great to be able to build the … Continue reading

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Blooming Marvellous work at Ash Green Meadows

On Thursday we were tasked with installing three finger posts and a new path at Ash Green Meadows. Following a very muddy day in the rain installing a map board by the car park last Friday, we quickly realised that … 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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Bowling Bollards at Ash Green Meadows

On  Tuesday Bobbie &  Stu were joined by a gaggle of BVCP volunteers who kindly lent a hand working on the byeways leading to Ash Green Meadows. Working closely with Surrey Public Rights of Way team,  they removed redundant bollard … Continue reading

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