Tag Archives: BVCP

Tices Tuesday Task

This week our usual volunteer group joined the group at Tices meadow to created a team 19 people strong including Andy and I. It was a beautiful day and there was even time for a spot of bird watching.  Armed … Continue reading

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New Paths to Darby Green Pond

Last week Jenny led our second task to Darby Green Pond, where the volunteers and rangers opened up the paths with our chainsaws and chipper. Darby Green Pond is a new project for us, working closely with Yateley Town Council … Continue reading

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A massive thank you to all our volunteers

Last night we hosted our infamous Summer BBQ to say a great big thank you to all our volunteers. It was fantastic to chat with so many volunteers from groups spread throughout the Blackwater Valley. Ranger Stuart

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A Southwood task – behind the scenes

As a change to my usual blog post, I thought I’d answer the frequently asked question, “so what does a ranger actually do?” Well today I arrived at 8:45am at Ash Lock Cottage to load up the tools and kit … Continue reading

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Sunny bank for insects created at Grant’s Moor

The Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust commissioned the BVCP to help create an invertebrate bank on a South facing slope at Grant’s Moor South on Friday 6th February. While the staff, Stuart and Ben, tackled the larger scrub with chainsaw and … Continue reading

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Frosty fence removal at Swan Lake

Undaunted by the frozen ground we’ve removed the last of the redundant fencing along the meadow ditch of Swan Lake Park. With the earlier help of a digger, the buried sections were then delicately pulled out using the truck. The … Continue reading

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Student comments

Feedback from Chris, one of our recent students; “I wanted to thank you for your time and guidance during my recent work experience, it was interesting to see how you organise and get through the workload.  I particularly enjoyed the training … Continue reading

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