Category Archives: Cove Brook Greenway

Farnborough Airfield Walk 18th August

As August is a busy time for holidays and village fêtes, I was expecting a low turnout for my latest walk, so I was very pleased when over twenty people joined me on Saturday morning.  The idea for this walk … Continue reading

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BVCP Volunteer Task Programme September 2018  

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Making Hay along the Cove Brook

Yesterday I headed out to Southwood Meadows, which is a stretch of wet meadows near the source of the Cove Brook by Hazel Avenue. I hay cut the northern drier end of the meadows  at a spritely 1.7mph. Despite the showers the mower did … Continue reading

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Lone Ranger – Cove Brook Southwood Meadows Task

On Thursday the 31st I had the joy of leading my first task ALONE !!!! In the near future, our big Massey tractor will be on its way to the Covebrook for its yearly hay cut, unfortunately access to the meadow … Continue reading

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Dashing Demoiselles in Cove Brook

Yesterday at the Cove Brook Fun Day, Bobbie and I showed off pond dipped wildlife from the brook. One notable sighting was this nymph, which is rather on the large side for a damselfly larva. The three leaf-like caudal lamellae that … Continue reading

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Toads and Fences

Today Mike, Chris, Paul and I have been cutting paths and hay on the Covebrook at West Heath Road, complete with a friendly toad. After lunch we headed over to Southwood Woodland to replace vandalised fence rails at two entrances. … Continue reading

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Creative Cove Brook littering on hay meadow

The BV volunteers joined Cove Brook Greenway Group to hay cut a wildflower meadow on the Covebrook near Blunden Hall. It was a tad hot, so there were frequent rests to cool off in the shade of the large lime … Continue reading

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