Category Archives: Blackwater Meadows

Scout and About!

On the 1st of July, the scouts and I set out to remove oak saplings from the meadow. If left, these saplings will become fully grown trees and take over the site. This causes a loss in meadowland and a loss … Continue reading

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Ticks – Staying Safe This Summer

When exploring our lovely countryside, it’s useful to keep up to date and informed about potential risks. Now we’re into the warm summer, one to be aware of is how to keep safe from ticks and reduce the possibility of catching Lyme Disease when you’re … Continue reading

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Making hay while the sun shines in Sandhurst

Yesterday Jenny and thirteen volunteers joined us at Blackwater Reach, a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) meadow on the Blackwater Valley Path by Sandhurst Memorial Park. Sue led a group of volunteers to construct a stag beetle stumpery, the 23rd … Continue reading

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Toddling Toad

At Blackwater Meadows at the weekend a scout spotted this small toad. Ranger Stuart

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Scouting Stumperies in Sandhurst

Yesterday Jenny and I were joined by a hoard of 2nd Sandhurst Scouts to complete their World Challenge Badge with an environmental task. They set to work digging up invasive oak saplings from Blackwater Meadows, to promote our wildflowers like … Continue reading

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Pooh sticks and wildflowers

Students from the Royal Grammar School in Guildford have been helping us out at Blackwater Meadows in Sandhurst, by digging out invasive oak saplings to promote wildflowers. Laura, a student from Merrist Wood College, also lent a hand and showed … Continue reading

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Young People explore Blackwater Meadows

On Friday we were joined by six young people from the Award Programme, a scheme run by Hampsire Futures which draws together four key service areas within Hampshire County Council’s Children’s Services. The young people who are not in employment, education and training, … Continue reading

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