Tag Archives: BVCP

Tices reptiles and Bioblitz weekend

Late March we had a volunteer task at Tices to improve vital habitat for reptiles, mainly the site’s log piles.   Although it was a very wet day our volunteers powered through and did a great job of cutting bramble … Continue reading

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Spring Clean for Easter Egg Hunt

In preparation for the Easter egg hunt on Wednesday 4th, Matt, Paul, Mike and John joined me at Rushmoor Bottom to improve the path circling the Duke of Wellington Statue. To improve the sharp dip we first removed the angle iron and then built … Continue reading

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Clearing the bank at Grants Moor

This Friday Matt, Jeremy, Bernard and I cleared a south facing beetle bank of Bramble and Broom at Grants Moor. By clearing this bank we have made a fantastic basking site for reptiles such as Adders, Slow worms and Viviparous Lizards. … Continue reading

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Managing Lakeside Reed beds

On Tuesday 13th Stu, the volunteers and I were working on behalf of Guildford Borough Council at Lakeside to remove young Alder and Willow trees from the path and around the reed bed. Mike and Chris fought their way through the reeds … Continue reading

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Frimley Fuel Allotments Scrub Removal

Sam, the volunteers and I joined the Frimley Fuel Allotment Conservation Team to help scrub bash an area that has been taken over by gorse and various tree species. Tony was keeping a good eye on our fire. As per … 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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Claycart Mission – Search and destroy Laurel and Robina

Our Thursday task this week was based at Claycart were there have been invasive species sneaking their way out over time, so we set our volunteers on them !     First off we started removing the Robina, which took … Continue reading

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