Tag Archives: fencing

Upkeep of North Farnborough Gate

Bobbie and I arrived to meet the volunteers and after setting up our base camp we received our site brief. Focusing mainly on being aware we would be working near some main roads and keeping hydrated and taking breaks when … Continue reading

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Chalk Farm Fence

  Yesterday I was joined by the Thursday BVCV group. The task was to finish of replacing the broken & rotten fencing at Chalk Farm. The main aim of the fence is to deter people driving across the grass to … Continue reading

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Fencing Fanatics

The Blackwater Valley Rangers recently tasked the students to complete a fencing project from start to finish. The fencing in question was located on Puckridge one of our Wellesley Woodland sites. Initially Adam, Jeremy and I reviewed the damaged, and … Continue reading

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Easter Efforts for our Cows at Hawley Meadows

Well I did have a suitable April Fool’s Blog planned for this morning, but unfortunately events at Hawley Meadows last night and today have rather taken over. Our cows play an important role in managing this lowland meadow to promote … Continue reading

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Find a Fence and Fix it

On Tuesday 5th December the BVC volunteers joined Stuart and I at Wharf Plantation, Wellesley Woodlands.  Stuart disappeared off into the main bit of woodland with some volunteers to widen the track as it’s tricky to fit a truck and trailer down … Continue reading

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Constructing a Fine Fence

The next construction task we undertook at Southwood Woodland last month was to repair a boundary fence. The fence off Kennel’s Lane in Farnborough had been driven into several times, enough to destroy a section of it. So the volunteers … Continue reading

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Knolly’s Hill Fencing

Despite the heat the Blackwater Valley Countryside Volunteers joined Bobbie and I at Knolly’s Hill in Aldershot to dismantle old military wooden post and rail fence. Despite Bobbie managing to find us yet more Japanese Knotweed to spray the 4 … Continue reading

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Surrey Hills Spring Clean

Our latest volunteer task here at Blackwater Valley was to give one of our roadside sites by the Hog’s Back a spring clean. The job of the day was to remove some old rabbit fencing that had no use anymore. … Continue reading

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Fixing Fencing

It was a busy work experience session with Assistant Ranger Laura on Friday 6th.  We headed out to Wellesley Woodlands and started by repairing a section of fencing on Fleet Road that was damaged by a car at the end of last … Continue reading

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A fence to far

In the run up to Christmas the volunteers joined Charlotte and I for a sunny task at Moor Green Lakes. As you walk down from the car park the fence on the left hand side was showing it’s age, and … Continue reading

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