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Tractors descend on Wellesley

On Friday Stu and I headed up to Rushmoor Bottom to mow the field by the Wellington Statue, which was a good opportunity to use both our tractors. Senior Ranger Stuart

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Wellesley Woodland Hay cut

  Yesterday Blackwater Valley started its hay cutting. First on the list was Rushmoor Bottom Stream Meadow. We use our shared tractor to do most of our hay cuts, we also hire in the Amazone cut and collect. The smaller sites are  cut using our … Continue reading

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Roving Round Royal Oak Valley 

Today Sam and I were joined by 14 volunteers working up in Yateley on the hidden Royal Oak Valley. We were joined by Nick and Callum from Hart District Council (HDC) to give us a substantial workforce to tackle the wet meadow. We … Continue reading

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Tices Bat cave.

On Wednesday I took our little tractor over to Tices meadow. The purpose of the task is to try to help improve the area around the Bat cave at the far end of the site. This section was used by … Continue reading

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Hollybush Meadow cut

On Monday I took our Tractor and Hired Amazon cut and collect over to Hollybush. Hollybush meadow is an old landfill site with a few hidden surprises within the meadow in the form of concrete vents. The meadow is split … Continue reading

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Surrey hill meadow cut

On Sunday I spent a lovely sunny day on the Surrey Hill’s. A while ago Stuart Croft and myself went to have a look to see how the meadow was doing after the previous years cut and collect. The meadow … Continue reading

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Making Hay along the Cove Brook

Yesterday I headed out to Southwood Meadows, which is a stretch of wet meadows near the source of the Cove Brook by Hazel Avenue. I hay cut the northern drier end of the meadows  at a spritely 1.7mph. Despite the showers the mower did … Continue reading

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