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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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Hedge-laying complete at Moor Green Lakes

Last week six volunteer leaders and students joined Jenny and I to finish off the hedge-laying at Moor Green Lakes. Everyone did a fantastic job building on the section we’d already laid with the volunteers on the 31st January task. Over … 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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Fixing Fencing

It was a busy work experience session with Assistant Ranger Laura on Friday 6th.  We headed out to Wellesley Woodlands and started by repairing a section of fencing on Fleet Road that was damaged by a car at the end of last … Continue reading

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A step in the right direction 

On Friday a mixed group of staff, students and volunteers tackled the old steps at Lakeside. They were slowly falling in to disrepair and needed some attention.  Stu had a master plan which luckily avoided us moving the great slabs … Continue reading

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