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Ash Meadow Pond task

Thursday the 18th of January our wonderful volunteers cleared the willow around Ash Meadow Pond. This was so the pond would be more visible and appealing from the path. Eric was showing us how its done, who needs a chainsaw ? … Continue reading

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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

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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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Recruiting for Great Crested Newt Surveyors

Last month Francesca Dunn from the Freshwater Habitats Trust came to Blackwater Valley to teach Andrew, trainee George, Blackwater Valley Countryside Trustee Sue and I about PondNet and a new amphibian survey technique. PondNet is an exciting new national volunteer survey network run … Continue reading

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