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Blackwater Valley Rangers and volunteers take-on Invasive Species!

Invasive non-native species harm the environment and wildlife, are costly to the economy, and can even pose a risk to our health and way of life. During Invasive Species Week (13-17 May), organisations across the UK, Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and the … Continue reading

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Invasive Species Alert – Water Primrose

Water primrose is an invasive non-native plant that is invading watercourses, with two sites know about in Surrey. The Environment Agency are asking for help to identify the sites where it can be found. The eradication of water primrose is … Continue reading

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Claycart Mission – Search and destroy Laurel and Robina

Our Thursday task this week was based at Claycart were there have been invasive species sneaking their way out over time, so we set our volunteers on them !     First off we started removing the Robina, which took … Continue reading

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Parrot’s Feather Piques Curiosity at Pond

Yesterday we headed up for our first task at Darby Green Pond where we are working closely with Yateley Town Council and the BVC Trust to restore the pond and surrounding woodland. The historic pond was formed where the wet woodland stream was … Continue reading

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Picnic-fuelled balsam pulling at Hawley Meadows

At Hawley Meadows the volunteers have been removing the invasive Himalayan Balsam along the River Blackwater, with Callum wasting no time bravely wadding into one of the ponds. At lunch time we all relaxed in the glorious sunshine to share … Continue reading

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