Tag Archives: BVCT

Wildflower Wonderland

This year the BVC Trust began a major project to improve the understory of our woodlands across the valley. As they are, the floor of our woodlands is mostly comprised of bramble and nettles due to a lack of connectivity … Continue reading

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Hawley Meadows Power Planting

Mid-autumn is the perfect time to sow wildflower seeds and that’s just what we have been doing here at Blackwater Valley. At the beginning of October, I was joined by BVC Trustees Bernard and Chris and volunteers Edmund, Jeremy and … Continue reading

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Ghoulish Grants Moor, MWA HAHA

It wasn’t that bad really, but had to get a Halloween pun in there somewhere. Yesterday our team of volunteers managed a small patch of heathland in Grants Moor for our reptile friends, and we had a massive team of 20 people ! Good … Continue reading

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Firewood for sale – Support our Wood Gnomes

As the nights are getting longer and our days are getting colder, I thought its the perfect time to remember the hard working Wood Gnomes of Blackwater Valley. Once a month our dedicated volunteers spend the day processing wood to be sold … Continue reading

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Northern Walk

My fourth walk of the year for the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust will be on Saturday June 17th. This will be a circular walk starting at Swallowfield All Saints Church car park at 10:00 and will be about 7 miles … Continue reading

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Stumping the Valley

We’ve now been working on the stumpery project alongside the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust for over a year now on the Stag Beetle Stumperies and we’re pleased with our results so far.  We will keep adding to the collection gradually as … 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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