Tag Archives: Student

Widening The Walk

On Friday 15th September Bobbie, Jeremy and I headed down to Claycart, Wellesley Woodlands to widen the boardwalk that leads off one side of the bridge next to the flash.  On Sunday 8th October the Wellesley 10k run will be … Continue reading

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Daring Digging at Darby Green Pond

Local volunteers joined students from the Royal Grammar School in Guildford recently to lend a hand in Darby Green. They got stuck into a range of jobs including; digging out old concrete bench bases, felling a hazardous tree,  removing the alien invasive … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes New Bench

Today students Gabriel, Jeremy, Matt and I were out at the lovely Moor Green Lakes with various tasks in mind. The most important of the day was installing a commemorative bench for John Curnow Tanner. It is situated along the … Continue reading

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Hatching a plan in Frimley

On Friday we headed over to cut back an overgrown track and Blackwater Valley Path sections at the north end of Frimley Hatches. This task was prioritised to tackle the rise in the camping and littering that we have dealt with … 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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More Moor Green cutting with Student Matt

Today volunteers joined us to finish off three days of path & hay cutting at Moor Green Lakes & Manor Farm. It was also the last day for our student Matt who joined us this week from Farnborough 6th Form … Continue reading

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A Students View

I recently completed a work placement with the BVCP, which formed part of my Level 3 Countryside Management course at Merrist wood college. The staff at Blackwater Valley were very welcoming, patient and supportive throughout the placement, imparting their knowledge … Continue reading

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