Category Archives: Minor Sites

Lots of volunteers despite a wet day at Manor Park Annexe

On Tuesday the ten of our Blackwater Valley Volunteers, Jenny and I headed out onto Manor Park Annexe in Aldershot in order to thin out the crowded scrub plantation of young trees. This builds on the task last year.  These trees were planted in dense … Continue reading

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Task today is cancelled

With all the white stuff around we’ve had to cancel today’s task at Manor Park, since driving and working outside is a bit of a challenge.  Senior Ranger Stuart

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Helping Hart

This winter the Blackwater Valley Rangers and volunteers have had the pleasure of joining the Hart District Council (HDC) Rangers on a few of their tasks. Back in September Stuart, Sam and our volunteers joined Nick and Callum at Royal Oak … Continue reading

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Hazardous Tree Felling at Hawley Green & Blackwater

Last Friday most of the Blackwater Valley team were out in Hawley Green to make some dangerous trees safe. Stuart and I conducted a tree survey in December on some of the sites we look after  in Blackwater and Hawley. We identified … Continue reading

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All Hands on Board

It was a frosty morning on the 19th December when the Blackwater Valley Countryside Volunteers gathered at Darby Green Pond. When we arrived passers by had little idea of the sites name or what had been done there. The non-native invasive … Continue reading

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Roving Round Royal Oak Valley 

Today Sam and I were joined by 14 volunteers working up in Yateley on the hidden Royal Oak Valley. We were joined by Nick and Callum from Hart District Council (HDC) to give us a substantial workforce to tackle the wet meadow. We … Continue reading

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Hollybush Meadow cut

On Monday I took our Tractor and Hired Amazon cut and collect over to Hollybush. Hollybush meadow is an old landfill site with a few hidden surprises within the meadow in the form of concrete vents. The meadow is split … Continue reading

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