Category Archives: Wellesley Woodlands

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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Knolly’s Hill Fencing

Despite the heat the Blackwater Valley Countryside Volunteers joined Bobbie and I at Knolly’s Hill in Aldershot to dismantle old military wooden post and rail fence. Despite Bobbie managing to find us yet more Japanese Knotweed to spray the 4 … Continue reading

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Knot More Weed?

Yesterday Bobbie and I again donned our rather warm spray suits to cut and treat most of the remaining Japanese Knotweed in the Valley. If left unmanaged, then this non-native invasive plant forms a dense mono-culture that swaps other vegetation. … Continue reading

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Our Models are back! 

It’s that time of the year again. We’re out wearing our hot, yellow spray suits so we can tackle the Japanese Knotweed across our sites, starting with Wellesley Woodlands.  We’ve now been working on some patches for four years and … Continue reading

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Dog finds a new home!

On the 2nd May I found a little lost Bichon Frise at Wellesley Woodlands and so many of you shared and liked his post, that I’ve done a bit of phoning round to find out how he’s getting on so … Continue reading

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Lost dog at Wellesley Woodlands

Whilst Andy and I were out litter picking today at Rushmoor Bottom a small, dirty white dog ran up to our truck. After a few moments, with help from a passing member of the public I was able to slip … Continue reading

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So Much Chocolate!

Yesterday morning Wellesley Woodlands held its first Easter Egg Hunt around the Wellington Statue and as we had never held it before, we were relieved to see nearly 250 people turn up to have a go! Which one would you … Continue reading

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