Category Archives: Blackwater Reach

Reaching for a larger SSSI meadow in Blackwater

Paul, Edmund and Mike recently joined us at Blackwater Reach, a small SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) meadow that we manage between the Sandhurst Memorial Park Pond and the River Blackwater. In addition to our Autumn volunteer hay cut, … Continue reading

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Meadow mowing at Blackwater Reach

Last week I had a great day meadow cutting the amenity field at Blackwater Reach, a field that BVCP and Sandhurst Town Council (STC) would like to cut and collect each year. Due to BVCP hiring the nice blue tractor … Continue reading

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Scare iridescent beetle unearthed in Sandhurst

Hay-cutting Blackwater Reach (on the river side of Sandhurst Memorial Park), Melvyn found an unusual pretty beetle that none of us had seen before. It was large with a body 30mm long and iridescent dark green / purplish body. Back … Continue reading

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