Tag Archives: Tuesday Volunteers

Dashing Dragonfly Ditch

On Tuesday whilst Jenny was welcoming our cows, the volunteers and I headed down to Blackwater Meadows, by Shepherd Meadows in Sandhurst. We’ve worked hard to remove encroaching scrub from these four meadows over the years, since they are designated for … Continue reading

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Managing Lakeside Reed beds

On Tuesday 13th Stu, the volunteers and I were working on behalf of Guildford Borough Council at Lakeside to remove young Alder and Willow trees from the path and around the reed bed. Mike and Chris fought their way through the reeds … Continue reading

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Snowy Hedge-Laying on the Cove Brook

Yesterday the volunteers joined Sam and I to lay a hedge in the Birch Brook Reserve on the Cove Brook. Last year we laid the hedge to the right of the gate to open up the view to visitors and provide a … 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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New Verdant Volunteer Programme

Volunteer Task Programme March Senior Ranger Stuart

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Tongham Tree Planting Project

This week most of the Blackwater Valley Ranger team have been at Tongham to carry on with the reinstatement work at Tongham Wood. I have been involved with this project since starting with Blackwater Valley, carrying on from Tony Anderson and after … Continue reading

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Heartening Hedge-Laying

Yesterday Jenny, Sam and I completed the hedge-laying we started on Sunday at Moor Green lakes, with a huge turnout of 39 volunteers over the two tasks. We worked on the hedge between the footpath and bridleway down towards the Blackwater River, laying … Continue reading

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