Tag Archives: Swan Lake Park

New Signage at Swan Lake Park

I am pleased to announce that the new height barrier and signage have now been installed at Swan Lake Park. The new barrier is designed to reduce antisocial behaviour and ensure those staying on site and keeping equipment on site … Continue reading

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Nurturing a New Path at the Swan Lake Allotments

Last week Jenny, Andrew, the volunteers and I, finished off our project to lay a new path through the allotments. The old muddy central track was pot-holed, so it was good to be able to provide a new raised surface. Andrew … Continue reading

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Swan Lake Path Improvements

Before and after transformation At the beginning of the year Blackwater Valley Rangers and Volunteers began the tough job of improving the path at Swan Lake Park in Sandhurst. With the path at 900m long, 2m wide and a whopping 12 inch ditch to … Continue reading

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Swan Lake Car Park Up Keep

Last week Laura and I visited Hawley Meadows and Swan Lake to maintain the car parks. Jobs included litter picking, replenishing dog poo bin bags, strimming entrance signs, hedge cutting and spraying the invasive grass. Both car parks now look … Continue reading

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Bridge widening at Swan Lake

Today was my first full day working for Blackwater Valley as one of their new rangers. Jenny was unfortunate to be my buddy to help with the bridge widening at Swan Lake park. Ranger Stu B.

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Dragonfly hunters abound at Swan Lake

Kate, Jenny, Stuart and I went on a dragonfly survey of Swan Lake. I never realised there were so many of them. We saw lots of damselflies and a downy emerald dragonfly which likes the trees overhanging the lakes. With … Continue reading

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Machine training at Swan Lake Park

We’ve just cut the paths and furniture at Swan Lake Park to give it a spring clean. This was also a good opportunity to train up Katie on the strimmer and Jenny on our ride-on-brushcutter. Later on we spotted some young cygnets and a … Continue reading

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