Category Archives: Volunteers

Wildflower Wonderland

This year the BVC Trust began a major project to improve the understory of our woodlands across the valley. As they are, the floor of our woodlands is mostly comprised of bramble and nettles due to a lack of connectivity … Continue reading

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Claycart Mission – Search and destroy Laurel and Robina

Our Thursday task this week was based at Claycart were there have been invasive species sneaking their way out over time, so we set our volunteers on them !     First off we started removing the Robina, which took … Continue reading

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Hawley Meadows Power Planting

Mid-autumn is the perfect time to sow wildflower seeds and that’s just what we have been doing here at Blackwater Valley. At the beginning of October, I was joined by BVC Trustees Bernard and Chris and volunteers Edmund, Jeremy and … Continue reading

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Ghoulish Grants Moor, MWA HAHA

It wasn’t that bad really, but had to get a Halloween pun in there somewhere. Yesterday our team of volunteers managed a small patch of heathland in Grants Moor for our reptile friends, and we had a massive team of 20 people ! Good … Continue reading

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New Volunteer Programme

Here’s our new sparkly volunteer programme for November. Volunteer Task Programme November 2017

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Tice’s Meadow Grant

The Tice’s Meadow Bird Group are competing to win a £1,000 grant from Aviva to help improve their reed beds. They plan to spend the grant on tools for their volunteers, transplanting new reeds and hiring contractors to help. If you would like … Continue reading

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Firewood for sale – Support our Wood Gnomes

As the nights are getting longer and our days are getting colder, I thought its the perfect time to remember the hard working Wood Gnomes of Blackwater Valley. Once a month our dedicated volunteers spend the day processing wood to be sold … Continue reading

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