Tag Archives: Volunteers

Laurel and Thorns 

Yesterday, 19th, in 28 degree weather, Bobbie and I were joined by Becky, Mike, John and Eric at Thorn Hill, Wellesley Woodlands, to cut back more Laurel. The central section of the woodland has been taken over by laurel which … Continue reading

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Layers of Fun

At Southwood Woodland our local volunteer group have continued to improve the woodland with a task every 4th Sunday of the month. On our last task we took to planting whips (young trees) and sowing seeds to improve the biodiversity of … Continue reading

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Bridging at Tices Meadow

Today I popped down to see our staff and volunteers preparing for bridges at Tices Meadow, where we’ve been commissioned to install two pedestrian bridges over the River Blackwater. The Western Bridge is going in near the mound, to provide an … Continue reading

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Spring Clean for Easter Egg Hunt

In preparation for the Easter egg hunt on Wednesday 4th, Matt, Paul, Mike and John joined me at Rushmoor Bottom to improve the path circling the Duke of Wellington Statue. To improve the sharp dip we first removed the angle iron and then built … Continue reading

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Easter Efforts for our Cows at Hawley Meadows

Well I did have a suitable April Fool’s Blog planned for this morning, but unfortunately events at Hawley Meadows last night and today have rather taken over. Our cows play an important role in managing this lowland meadow to promote … Continue reading

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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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My Tern on the Raft

Last week I headed down to Tices Meadow to help the Bird Group move three Tern Rafts with our boat out to moorings in the lake. The purpose built rafts provide nesting sites with a reduced risk of predation from … Continue reading

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