Category Archives: Wellesley Woodlands

The First Signs of Success

Whilst out chipping with Assistant Ranger Matt and Student Josh we stumbled across some fresh new spring growth peaking through the woodland floor in Puckridge, Wellesley Woodlands.¬† These signs of life are from the hard work Ranger Jenny and the … Continue reading

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Prickly Problem Becomes Princely Prize

On the 19th March the BVC Volunteers joined Matt, Stu and I in the car park at the junction of Queen’s Avenue and Prince’s Avenue, Aldershot to tackle an overgrown, long neglected hawthorn hedge that borders an MOD car park. … Continue reading

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Women In Construction Careers Event at Wellesley

Grainger Plc, which is building new homes at Wellesley, Aldershot, ran a Women in Construction Careers Event in March to inspire female students from local colleges to consider a career in construction, and to dispel the myth that it is … Continue reading

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Egg-citing events at Wellesley Woods

With a hint of Spring in the air our new Community Coordinator Nicci has been busy organising events in Wellesley Woods! Fri 22 Feb – Spring Bird Walks¬† We still have places on the 2pm & 3pm Spring Bird Walks … Continue reading

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Peering Through Parsons

On Tuesday 29th the volunteers joined me at the base of Redan Hill, Aldershot to carry on working our way through the tall, dense laurel. This area of woodland at the base of the hill is part of a selection … Continue reading

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Swan Rescue at Chalk Farm!

Following a report of a swan trapped in the ice, Ranger’s Jenny and Laura and Blackwater Valley new recruit Nicci, headed to Chalk Farm this afternoon. At the lake we met Jacob from Wildlife Action (who had also been called … Continue reading

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Wonky Wellesley Wood

Last week Jenny and I headed out to Rushmoor Bottom to fell a couple of tall birch trees which had tipped over and become hung up over the path. The combined root plate had heaved over, so it made the … Continue reading

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