Tag Archives: Blackwater Meadows

Making That Small Step A Bit Bigger

On Thursday 14th I was joined by Paul, Chris, Mike, Matt and Edmund at Blackwater Meadows in the north of the valley.  I’m not normally found up here but I was standing in for Jenny who was on a well … Continue reading

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Blackwater Valley Volunteers out in force at Lakeside

Yesterday I was joined by 16 of Blackwater Valleys finest volunteers for a full on day of willow bashing and chipping around the meadow. During the spring/ summer the meadow is lovely and boasts a beautiful display of Orchids and … Continue reading

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Making hay while the sun shines in Sandhurst

Yesterday Jenny and thirteen volunteers joined us at Blackwater Reach, a SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) meadow on the Blackwater Valley Path by Sandhurst Memorial Park. Sue led a group of volunteers to construct a stag beetle stumpery, the 23rd … Continue reading

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Busy Blackwater Meadows Wood Gnomes

The volunteers and students have been busy at Blackwater Meadows, where we chainsawed excess timber up into bite-sized logs. Next we shuffled the logs back to Ash Lock in 5 trailer loads for processing. Our Wood Gnome Volunteers did an … Continue reading

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One Small Step for Dogs

On Thursday 25th Melvyn, Tony and Andrew joined me at Blackwater Meadows to help build some dog steps down into the river, which was a first for all of us!  There was a section on a narrow bit of path … Continue reading

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Moving large logs the easy way

The volunteers have been hard at work at Blackwater Meadows, at the south end of Shepherd Meadows in Sandhurst. A row of trees along have been cleared  to open up light to the ditch and SSSI (site of special scientific … Continue reading

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