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Big Valley Ramble

Sign up for Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust’s (BVCT) third Big Valley Ramble on Sunday 28 April and you will visit some of the most delightful scenery that Berkshire has to offer. There are two distances, five miles or 11 miles … Continue reading

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New Volunteer Programme July 2018

BVCP Volunteer Task Programme July 2018

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Sandhurst Chelsea Fringe 2018

Join the Blackwater Valley Countryside Trust for a range of activities for all to celebrate the Chelsea Fringe. Bat Walk – Saturday 19 May Everyone knows mammals can’t fly. Except bats. Looking and listening for these mystical creatures in a … 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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Young Bug Hunters at Fleet Pond

At the Fleet Pond Wildlife Day, Laura and I were joined by lots of intrepid young bug hunters. The children shook tree branches onto a sheet to release the creepy crawlies, discovering lots of weevils, caterpillars and a few rare woodland … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree felling at Yateley Common

Today I helped out Jean and other rangers from Hampshire County Council to run a Christmas tree felling task at Yateley Common. It was great fun seeing so many families pick out their tree, follow the Santa trail and then … Continue reading

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Moofers moved for Moor Green Open Day

The last fortnight has been a hive of activity at Moor Green Lakes preparing for the Open Day. Yesterday volunteers and student Chris replaced the last 14 fence posts, so we could move the cows onto Grove Lake. We can … Continue reading

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Fleet Pond Wildlife Day

Sunday 26th May turned out to be a lovely, sunny and mild day.  Perfect weather for a family day out in the countryside.  Steven and I arrived just after 9 to set up the Blackwater stall, with a large table … Continue reading

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Cove Infants School May Fayre

On Saturday 18th May Steve and I attended the May Fayre held by Cove Infants School, bringing with us information about the BVCP (for the parents) and a pond dip for the children. It was a busy day, with ours … Continue reading

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