Category Archives: Rowhill

Student’s Skills Developed

  My name is Adam and I am a Trainee from Hampshire Futures and am volunteering here with Blackwater Valley in order to gain experience and skills for a prosperous career. At Blackwater Valley I have learnt and exercised many … Continue reading

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A new bridge rises from Rowhill

Yesterday we finished installing a 9m bridge on a new path at Rowhill Nature Reserve. With our construction experience, it was great to be able to manage this project and support the Rowhill Conservation Volunteers. Planning the project with Rushmoor Borough Council … Continue reading

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I’m sure the bridge bearers weren’t that long…

Last week I popped down to Rowhill to lend a hand to the volunteers taking delivery of their bridge kit, for a new pedestrian bridge. We’ve chosen the same design as our Tice’s Meadows bridges. They offer robust metal bearers … Continue reading

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A spruced up Rowhill for the spring

In the New Year, Scottish & Southern Electric will be removing the overhead lines and pylons from Rowhill Nature Reserve, now that the electric supply has been diverted. We have worked closely with SSE, ecologists and the volunteers to minimise impact on … Continue reading

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Rowhill Meadow Cutting

Andrew has started mowing the meadow at Rowhill with our tractor on hire.  Last year we hired a little blue compact tractor for our month of cut and collect across the valley.  This year we have a bright orange Kubota … Continue reading

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Rowhill Meadow cut

Rowhill Nature Reserve has a great meadow, a meadow that BVCP has been working with Rowhill Nature Reserve Society to change from an old amenity area to a wild meadow. In the past the meadow has been cut and collected … Continue reading

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