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Restored path at Queen Elizabeth Park 

Yesterday the volunteers joined Laura, Jenny & I to cut back the southern path at Queen Elizabeth Park by Farnborough Station. Over the last couple of years we’ve been working west from the A325, cutting back laurel that has been encroaching … Continue reading

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Chipping at West Farm

Laura, Andy, Charlotte, Jenny and I are down at West Farm off the the A31 in Runfold doing our chipper training. It’s also good to get some inspiration from the expertly laid hedge created by the Surrey Hedge Layers Group, … Continue reading

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Christmas Task

On Tuesday all 34 of us descended on the Wellington Monument in Rushmoor Bottom in Aldershot for our annual Christmas Task and BBQ. With so many willing helpers (including four Special Protected Area Wardens) we were able to clear a … 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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Blackwater Reach SSSI Meadow Task

Yesterday Jenny, Laura and I headed out with the volunteers to remove some invasive willow from the Blackwater Reach SSSI (site of special scientific interest), a small meadow that we manage between the Sandhurst Memorial Park Pond and the River … Continue reading

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Hawley Green Chipping

Today Jenny, Charlotte and I headed out to Hawley Green where we felled a small dangerous birch, and cut back rhody to open up the entrance from Fernhill Road to the Blackwater & Hawley Leisure Centre. After a quick litter pick … Continue reading

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Blackwater Valley Volunteers out in force at Lakeside

Yesterday I was joined by 16 of Blackwater Valleys finest volunteers for a full on day of willow bashing and chipping around the meadow. During the spring/ summer the meadow is lovely and boasts a beautiful display of Orchids and … Continue reading

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