Category Archives: Ash Lock

We’re back!

Great news!  Our phone line is back in operation again!  We’re sorry if you’ve had any difficultly in contacting us in the past couple of weeks, but our fault has been repaired now.

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Tractor trailer gets a new lease of life

I’ve been welding a new back panel on the tractor trailer. It’s also been given a coat of high vis yellow to deter thieves and make it safer for working. Ast. Ranger Mark

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Wonderous Wood Gnomes discovered at Ash Lock

Our industrious Wood Gnomes have been hard at work at Ash Lock, processing recycled timber returned from site, then cutting and splitting it ready to be sold as firewood. The profits are then fed back into conservation projects throughout the Blackwater Valley. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Repairing machines

On the way back from felling dangerous trees at Hawley Green, student Adam Bates and Mark mended our ride-on-brushcutter Nasher. They re-bolted a small rubber strip which fixes onto the cutting deck skirt and stops debris coming out behind the … Continue reading

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Striking Red Moth

I’ve just spotted a large striking moth near Ash Lock. Thankfully the bright red and black hindwings were exposed, which it can tuck away for better camouflage. I believe it is a Red Underwing (Catocala nupta), unless there are any budding moth hunters … Continue reading

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A Chance to Work with the Blackwater Team

Have you ever really wanted to work with the Blackwater Valley Team?  Would you like to be paid to spend time with us?  Would you like to be able to work flexible hours?  You can do just that now and … Continue reading

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