Tag Archives: Machine

New path at Heather Hill (the hill with no heather)

On Thursday 30/11, Bobbie took the volunteers to Heather Hill within the Wellesley Woodland to create a new path due to the current one having a lot of steep areas to walk along. The new path takes you on a leisurely stroll … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Volunteers, Wellesley Woodlands | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Excavating A New Habitat

At Southwood Woodland this past month we have undertaken two construction tasks. The first task was to install a new pond in the main grassland glade as part of the agreed management plan for the woodland. The pond will add … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, Southwoood, Wildlife | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Rushmoor Bottom Glade

On Thursday the 2nd the volunteer team and I headed out to the heathland glade in Rushmoor Bottom (near the firing wall). We cut down trees and vegetation encroaching on the glade as well as sow seeds into the surrounding … Continue reading

Posted in Aldershot Urban Extension, Conservation, Volunteers, Wellesley Woodlands | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Riding the Hogs Back

Last week, when we hired the roboflail again, Bobbie and I headed out to mow the remaining slopes and road verges on the Surrey Hills, which straddle the Hogs Back south of Tongham. We look after lots of small parcels … Continue reading

Posted in BVR & A31, Conservation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Firewood for sale – Support our Wood Gnomes

As the nights are getting longer and our days are getting colder, I thought its the perfect time to remember the hard working Wood Gnomes of Blackwater Valley. Once a month our dedicated volunteers spend the day processing wood to be sold … Continue reading

Posted in Ash Lock, Conservation, Volunteers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Fun things to do with a tractor no. 4

Today Jenny, Sam & I have been working at Pennefathers, and coming up with inventive uses for the tractor. Acting Senior Ranger Stuart

Posted in Wellesley Woodlands | Tagged , | Leave a comment

River Restoration along the Blackwater Valley

From the 19th to 21st September we hosted three consecutive tasks as part of the Loddon Catchment Partnership Rivers Week. It was a huge success with a total of 22 volunteers helping out, enabling us to restore 370m of river and … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation, education, River | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment