Tag Archives: BV path

River Restoration along the Blackwater Valley

From the 19th to 21st September we hosted three consecutive tasks as part of the Loddon Catchment Partnership Rivers Week. It was a huge success with a total of 22 volunteers helping out, enabling us to restore 370m of river and … Continue reading

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Rivers Week – would you like to get involved?

Next week we’re inviting volunteers to join us for two tasks to improve the river biodiversity, as part of the Loddon Catchment Rivers Week. We’ll be installing woody debris in the channel with some drier bank side work. On Tuesday … Continue reading

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Path Improvements at Hawley Meadows

This week Jenny and I have been catching up with the contractors who are working at Hawley Meadows. This exciting project sees a surfaced path created from the north to the south, which tackles the common historic problem of muddy … Continue reading

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Banking Success at Hawley Meadows

Last week colleagues from the Royal Bank of Scotland joined Andy, Bobbie and I to cut back fence lines at Hawley Meadows. This was one of four days on site in preparation for the Hawley Meadows Path Project, where over the … Continue reading

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Continuing path improvements on Frimley track

This week we are at Frimley track again to finish off the resurfacing. We are having 20 tonnes of aggregate delivered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Each day is a race to get it down before the next delivery. … Continue reading

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A step in the right direction 

On Friday a mixed group of staff, students and volunteers tackled the old steps at Lakeside. They were slowly falling in to disrepair and needed some attention.  Stu had a master plan which luckily avoided us moving the great slabs … Continue reading

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Brookfield fencing and felling

On Tuesday Andrew, Jenny and I were joined by volunteers at the Brookfield section of BV Path. There were two key tasks, firstly to fence off an area of the river where the bank is slowly eroding. And secondly to remove … Continue reading

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