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New Volunteer Programme Published

Here is our new conservation task programme. Volunteer task programme April to May 2017 Ranger Stuart      

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More Green Meadow

Yesterday the volunteers, Jenny and I headed down to Moor Green Lakes to cut back one of the scrub islands on the north east corner of Colebrook Lake North. It’s important to retain this meadow which is awash with betony in … Continue reading

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How to lay a hedge at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined us at Moor Green Lakes for a spot of hedge-laying. The section of footpath and bridleway at the river end is narrow, so it’s great to open up access and create a living hedge. It turns out that Tony … Continue reading

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Christmas Task

On Tuesday all 34 of us descended on the Wellington Monument in Rushmoor Bottom in Aldershot for our annual Christmas Task and BBQ. With so many willing helpers (including four Special Protected Area Wardens) we were able to clear a … Continue reading

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Scraping off ice at Moor Green Lakes

Yesterday the volunteers joined Jenny and I to defrost by our toasty fire on Long Island. The main task was to finish clearing trees from the narrow earth bund around the scrape on the SW corner of the island, a … Continue reading

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Brookfield fencing and felling

On Tuesday Andrew, Jenny and I were joined by volunteers at the Brookfield section of BV Path. There were two key tasks, firstly to fence off an area of the river where the bank is slowly eroding. And secondly to remove … Continue reading

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Cow shuffling at Moor Green Lakes

Today the volunteers cut a path round Grove Lake so our cows can graze the lake margins. We’ve also cleared invasive bramble off a betony meadow and cleared a fallen tree by Manor Farm. There were lots off happy noises … Continue reading

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