Tag Archives: scrub clearance

Tices reptiles and Bioblitz weekend

Late March we had a volunteer task at Tices to improve vital habitat for reptiles, mainly the site’s log piles.   Although it was a very wet day our volunteers powered through and did a great job of cutting bramble … Continue reading

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Clearing the bank at Grants Moor

This Friday¬†Matt, Jeremy, Bernard and I cleared a south facing beetle bank of Bramble and Broom at Grants Moor. By clearing this bank we have made a fantastic basking site for reptiles such as Adders, Slow worms and Viviparous Lizards. … Continue reading

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Frimley Fuel Allotments Scrub Removal

Sam, the volunteers and I joined the Frimley Fuel Allotment Conservation Team to help scrub bash an area that has been taken over by gorse and various tree species. Tony was keeping a good eye on our fire. As per … Continue reading

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Out with the Scrub and in with the Birds

For us here at Blackwater Valley, September marks the end of nesting bird season and the commencement of scrub clearance. This past week, the Moor Green Lakes Group volunteers have got off to a cracking start. Moor Green Lakes nature … Continue reading

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Laurel and Hardy Volunteers at Thorn Hill

As part of our work improving woodlands around Aldershot for the Wellesley Project, we have been removing Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) from Thorn Hill wood. Laurel is revered for its dense foliage providing year round screening¬†in private gardens, but when … Continue reading

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