Category Archives: Kennels Lane Meadow

Felling Fun at Kennels Lane Meadow

Yesterday the volunteers, accompanied by Stuart, Jenny and myself, went to Kennels Lane Meadow for a day of felling and chipping in the sunshine. There was pleanty of felling to be done and the chance to take on some trickier … Continue reading

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Biodiversity given a boost at Kennels Lane Meadow

On Tuesday the volunteers, Jenny and I descended on Kennels Lane Meadow in Farnborough. We’ve been managing this SSSI (site of scientific interest), which lies on the NW margin of Southwood Woodland for 5 years. Since the SSSI designation is … Continue reading

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Chainsaws and chipper at Kennels Lane Meadow

Today volunteers Chris and Mike joined Mark, Laura and I to tackle the larger invasive willows at Kennels Lane Meadow near Southwood. We have been hay-cutting and removing invasive scrub from this meadow for a few years, and it’s great … Continue reading

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Students Spot Lizard and Galling Oak

Down at Kennel’s Lane Meadow SSSI last week I was joined by three of our new students; Adam, Alan and Oscar. Together we hay-cut the meadow and spotted some interesting wildlife; a common lizard and strange shaped growths on a oak … Continue reading

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