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Blooming Marvellous work at Ash Green Meadows

On Thursday we were tasked with installing three finger posts and a new path at Ash Green Meadows. Following a very muddy day in the rain installing a map board by the car park last Friday, we quickly realised that … Continue reading

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National Student Volunteering Week

Happy National Student Volunteering Week! Here at Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership we have benefited from running student volunteering days for years. These student ‘days’ come in various forms from a week long stint, to one regular day every week, to … Continue reading

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Ash Green Meadows gets a Boost

After a fantastic effort today from the whole Ranger Team, we’ve cleared historic rubbish to enable us to open up the new Ash Green Meadows Car Park at the end of South Lane in Ash. This car park provides parking … Continue reading

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Fencing Fanatics

The Blackwater Valley Rangers recently tasked the students to complete a fencing project from start to finish. The fencing in question was located on Puckridge one of our Wellesley Woodland sites. Initially Adam, Jeremy and I reviewed the damaged, and … 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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Hazardous Tree Felling at Hawley Green & Blackwater

Last Friday most of the Blackwater Valley team were out in Hawley Green to make some dangerous trees safe. Stuart and I conducted a tree survey in December on some of the sites we look after  in Blackwater and Hawley. We identified … 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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