Tag Archives: Volunteers

Tongham in Bloom

As we prepare for the arrival of the judges from Guildford in Bloom, nine of the volunteers from Tongham Wood Improvement Group (TWIG) met up for the July task. Great thanks goes to the BVCP, who on Friday took their … Continue reading

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Making That Small Step A Bit Bigger

On Thursday 14th I was joined by Paul, Chris, Mike, Matt and Edmund at Blackwater Meadows in the north of the valley.  I’m not normally found up here but I was standing in for Jenny who was on a well … Continue reading

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Bumper Year For Barn Owls

Project Summary Last week volunteers joined us for two days of monitoring for the Wokingham Borough Barn Owl Box Project, to check on the population and health of Barn Owls in the nest boxes we installed, across Wokingham Borough and … Continue reading

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Wood gnomes cancelled for June

Just a short message to let you all know that due to uncertainty in numbers we have unfortunately had to cancel wood gnomes for the month of June. On a more positive note wood gnomes will go ahead as planned Friday … Continue reading

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Survival Shelters

Last week I took some year 4 pupils from Talavera Junior School out into Rushmoor Bottom to learn about survival. The pupils got stuck in to experimenting with building different shelters in the woodlands out of sticks, moss and leaves. Later … Continue reading

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Chalk Farm Fence

  Yesterday I was joined by the Thursday BVCV group. The task was to finish of replacing the broken & rotten fencing at Chalk Farm. The main aim of the fence is to deter people driving across the grass to … Continue reading

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A new bridge rises from Rowhill

Yesterday we finished installing a 9m bridge on a new path at Rowhill Nature Reserve. With our construction experience, it was great to be able to manage this project and support the Rowhill Conservation Volunteers. Planning the project with Rushmoor Borough Council … Continue reading

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