Category Archives: Blackwater Meadows

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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Kallo and Wessanen colleagues brave the floods

Yesterday Rhys and I headed out to meet the volunteers at Blackwater Meadows, but found the access was a tad soggy so waded in to check the depth. We could have driven in through the floods but would have been … Continue reading

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Royal Grammar School students help wildflowers

“This is just to thank you once again for a fantastic working party today [at Blackwater Meadows in Sandhurst]. The removal of the oak saplings to preserve the rare flowers was different to previous tasks we had done and was very … Continue reading

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