Tag Archives: Path

Nurturing a New Path at the Swan Lake Allotments

Last week Jenny, Andrew, the volunteers and I, finished off our project to lay a new path through the allotments. The old muddy central track was pot-holed, so it was good to be able to provide a new raised surface. Andrew … Continue reading

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Swan Lake Path Improvements

Before and after transformation At the beginning of the year Blackwater Valley Rangers and Volunteers began the tough job of improving the path at Swan Lake Park in Sandhurst. With the path at 900m long, 2m wide and a whopping 12 inch ditch to … Continue reading

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Guildford Royal Grammer School Students help at Darby Green Pond

Today Jenny and I are working at Darby Green Pond litter picking and cutting back paths to open up access. It’s been a very successful day for our group of 11 volunteers with the students and local people, removing 3 m3 of … Continue reading

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Southwood gets a spruce up

Yesterday the Southwood Woodland Volunteers joined us to tidy up the Old Kennels Lane Entrance, by cutting back and re-digging drainage grips on the cycleway. The volunteers also removed some fire-damaged fencing, which proved harder than expected with an over engineered … Continue reading

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Hiding Volunteers

Yesterday student Hannah joined volunteers Chris, Mike, Duncan and Edmund at Moor Green Lakes to hay cut in front of Colebrook North Hide, to keep the view clear. We also cleared brambles from the viewing slots which were tangled up … Continue reading

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Cutting of Manor Farm and Moor Green Paths

Thursday I was joined by Assistant Ranger Jenny and Trainee assistant Katie to finish off our cutting of the Blackwater Valley Path which runs along side the Moor Green Lakes and Manor Farm. Although it was a hot day I think everyone … Continue reading

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Muddy boots at Moor Green Lakes

On Sunday I dropped kit off for the volunteers working on Long Island, then armed with the leaf blower I cleared the footpath from the Colebrook Bird Hide to the River Blackwater Bridge. It was very welcome getting so many … Continue reading

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