Category Archives: BVR & A31

St Georges Road Steps & Path

On Thursday last week I was joined by Mike from the BVCV at St Georges Road to help remove some old redundant rabbit fence. Whilst there we also scraped and blew the path which as you can see from the … Continue reading

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Damp Day At Gerrys

On Tuesday I was not so lucky with the weather, the only way to explain it was the day was very wet. That being said I was surprisingly joined by 7 of the Tuesday BVCV at Gerrys. The main task of the day … Continue reading

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Rivers Week – A Loddon Catchment Perspective

The Loddon Catchment Partnership (LCP) co-ordinated Rivers Week in September last year, which succeeded in raising the profile of river tasks and delivering habitat and ecological improvements. Since the River Blackwater flows into the River Loddon in Swallowfield, at the northern end of the … Continue reading

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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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