Category Archives: BVR & A31

Wildflower Wonderland

This year the BVC Trust began a major project to improve the understory of our woodlands across the valley. As they are, the floor of our woodlands is mostly comprised of bramble and nettles due to a lack of connectivity … Continue reading

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Riding the Hogs Back

Last week, when we hired the roboflail again, Bobbie and I headed out to mow the remaining slopes and road verges on the Surrey Hills, which straddle the Hogs Back south of Tongham. We look after lots of small parcels … 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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Giving Brookfield the barber shop treatment.

Happy Friday everyone ! As the title suggests we gave Brookfield a short back and sides which we noticed needed doing after responding to a comment regarding a fallen willow tree. The paths connectivity to lakeside has now improved for pedestrians, cyclists … Continue reading

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Visiting Violets

Last week the team popped down to Surrey Hills by the Hogs Back to test a new mower for managing our chalk grasslands slopes. We also spotted some delicate Sweet Violets emerging from the hillside. Ranger Stuart

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Stepping Down Safely

On the 16th May Mark and the two trainees, George and Katie, headed out to the BV Path steps that run up between the A331 and A325 at Farnborough/Frimley to repair the wobbly and missing sections, along with replacing a … Continue reading

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What A Load Of Rubbish!

On Wednesday Andrew, Student Alex and I headed down to the Runfold/Tongham Roundabout (where the A331 joins the A31), also known as Cowslip Roundabout, to pick up fly tipping and rubbish that had been discovered in the hedge when the … Continue reading

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