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Brownies and Brown Knees earn Butterfly Badge

On Sunday Brownies from 1st Shinfield and other local groups joined us at Moor Green Lakes in Finchampstead, to earn part of their butterfly badge. The girls were really enthusiastic and got stuck in cutting invasive willow from the shoreline, helped … Continue reading

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Guiding the way to halo our veteran oaks

Today the Southwood Woodland volunteers were joined by 2nd Cove Guides to help out in the woods. They were clearing the invasive scrub from beneath the canopy of our veteran oak trees, to reduce competition and give the large oak trees … Continue reading

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Fleet Wildlife Explorers at Southwood

On Sunday my colleague Ben hosted a gaggle of volunteers from the Fleet Wildlife Explorers. Everyone mucked in to help cut invasive birch to open up the main meadow in Southwood Woodland. Marshmallow toasting over the fire proved a very popular way to unwind … Continue reading

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Blooming Marvellous tree felling at Southwood

Our tame student Fern and volunteers from “Blooming Marvellous” joined us last week to fell trees at Southwood. This supported adult volunteering gardening  group aims to empower those who would like to volunteer. The main task was to clear invasive silver birch from … Continue reading

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