Category Archives: Wildlife

Mowing Blackwater Meadows

Last week the BVCP Rangers enlisted the help of the Robomower. This time at Blackwater Meadows to reduce the amount of bramble and other scrub taking over the SSSI meadows.   The meadows are designated SSSI because they support rich plant … Continue reading

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Lakeside Walk report

On Saturday we were greeted with clear skies and a lovely morning for the first of this year’s walk programme. Thirty of us met at Lakeside Park for a six mile ramble which used to be a straightforward walk up … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes Work Party – Clearing Tern Island

After postponing the Tern Island task from December due to bad weather, everyone was delighted when we woke up to a sunny but cold and breezy morning with 22 eager volunteers. Stuart turned up with boat and motor and was soon ferrying … Continue reading

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Tongham Tree Planting Project

This week most of the Blackwater Valley Ranger team have been at Tongham to carry on with the reinstatement work at Tongham Wood. I have been involved with this project since starting with Blackwater Valley, carrying on from Tony Anderson and after … Continue reading

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River Restoration in action at Hawley Meadows

Last week Jenny and I popped up to Hawley Meadows to discuss the site management and upcoming tasks. Whilst there we checked on some of the logs we installed in the River Blackwater back in 2012 with the Environment Agency. For Loddon … Continue reading

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Ash Meadow Pond task

Thursday the 18th of January our wonderful volunteers cleared the willow around Ash Meadow Pond. This was so the pond would be more visible and appealing from the path. Eric was showing us how its done, who needs a chainsaw ? … Continue reading

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Wellesley Woodlands Volunteer Programme

Here are the programmes for Wellesley Woodlands, detailing upcoming volunteer days, including our new Sunday task.  We will update as and when we know more. Wellesley Woodlands Volunteer programme 2018  

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