Category Archives: Wellesley Woodlands

Responsive tree felling

This afternoon Jenny, Laura and I have been out clearing up some of the trees blown over by the storm. Thankfully the winds subsided later on so it was safe for us to go out and tackle one in Prince’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Task

On Tuesday all 34 of us descended on the Wellington Monument in Rushmoor Bottom in Aldershot for our annual Christmas Task and BBQ. With so many willing helpers (including four Special Protected Area Wardens) we were able to clear a … Continue reading

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Bats in Wellesley Woods

  From June to October 2016 BVCP have been conducting bat surveys in Wellesley Woodland. All 9 sites were surveyed using a static recorder, donated by the BVC Trust, and 2 sites were also surveyed using a transect approach. Overall … Continue reading

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Orange peel left in Wellesley

Whilst exploring Wellesley Woodland Bernard and I unearthed an Orange Peel Fungus (Aleuria aurantia). I love it when the species name is easy. Ranger Stuart

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Bat box checks

  On Friday morning¬†Jeremy and I joined Steve at Moor Green Lakes for the annual bat box checks. It was a beautiful sunny day which we thoroughly enjoyed. We were lucky enough to see common pipistrelles, soprano pipistrelles and two … Continue reading

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Green and Orange 

Today I’ve been out on our hire tractor mowing again. Today I tackled one section of Snaky Lane. There is a volunteer task on at Snaky Lane this Sunday if you’re interested in getting and helping while the weather is … Continue reading

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Volunteers Enchanted by Nightshade at Rushmoor Bottom

Last Tuesday we had a fantastic volunteer turn out for our annual hay cut of the wet meadow glade in Rushmoor Bottom. Glades and rides in woodlands provide a diversity of habitat particularly good for butterflies, dragonflies and reptiles. This … Continue reading

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