Tag Archives: BV path

Damp Day At Gerrys

On Tuesday I was not so lucky with the weather, the only way to explain it was the day was very wet. That being said I was surprisingly joined by 7 of the Tuesday BVCV at Gerrys. The main task of the day … Continue reading

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More responsive tree work

Stu and I have been out again today clearing wind-blown trees, at Gerry’s on the Blackwater Valley Path and Laffan’s Wood in Wellesley Woodlands. A lovely day to get out in the sunshine and use our winch training to safely … Continue reading

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Heartening Hedge-Laying

Yesterday Jenny, Sam and I completed the hedge-laying we started on Sunday at Moor Green lakes, with a huge turnout of 39 volunteers over the two tasks. We worked on the hedge between the footpath and bridleway down towards the Blackwater River, laying … Continue reading

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Rivers Week – A Loddon Catchment Perspective

The Loddon Catchment Partnership (LCP) co-ordinated Rivers Week in September last year, which succeeded in raising the profile of river tasks and delivering habitat and ecological improvements. Since the River Blackwater flows into the River Loddon in Swallowfield, at the northern end of the … Continue reading

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Surveying fallen trees from Storm Eleanor

Today we have a team heading out to check our sites after Storm Eleanor. When it’s safe and the wind subsides, we can then prioritise and clear up any fallen trees, like this one on at Prince’s Avenue in Wellesley … Continue reading

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A spruced up Rowhill for the spring

In the New Year, Scottish & Southern Electric will be removing the overhead lines and pylons from Rowhill Nature Reserve, now that the electric supply has been diverted. We have worked closely with SSE, ecologists and the volunteers to minimise impact on … Continue reading

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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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