Tag Archives: Wellesley woodlands 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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Blooming Marvellous!

Recently Stu, Mike, Eric, Dharma and I headed out to Thorn Hill to meet up with the ‘Blooming Marvellous’ volunteer group. The 10 strong volunteer group got to work right away helping us clear the laurel problem shown below. We have been working … Continue reading

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Wellesley Woodlands Volunteer Programme

Here are the programmes for Wellesley Woodlands, detailing upcoming volunteer days, including our new Sunday task.  We will update as and when we know more. Wellesley Woodlands Volunteer programme 2018  

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Not That Kind of Flash…

On Thursday 11th January the volunteers joined Bobbie and I in Claycart, Wellesley Woodlands to start work on a flash alongside the Basingstoke Canal.  These flashes are low lying sections of land alongside the canal and are important little niches … Continue reading

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Claycart Mission – Search and destroy Laurel and Robina

Our Thursday task this week was based at Claycart were there have been invasive species sneaking their way out over time, so we set our volunteers on them !     First off we started removing the Robina, which took … Continue reading

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Montgomery House Clearance in Wellesley Woodlands

On Thursday 22nd September the WWIG volunteers were joined by a mixture of civilian and military personnel from Montgomery Houses to work in Rushmoor Bottom, Duke’s Wood, Wellesley Woodlands.  Together they tackled invasive laurel around the back of the Wellington … Continue reading

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Installing Sussex Fencing in Wellesley Woodland

Today Jenny & I met the Wellesley Volunteers to install a new fence near Prince’s Avenue to mark the steep ditch from the path. The split chestnut was sourced sustainably from only a few miles south at Rowhill Nature Reserve. … Continue reading

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The First Wellesley Woodlands Volunteers

Today was the first Thursday for the new Wellesley Woodlands Volunteers, a specific group set up to work on the new site in Aldershot.  We are continuing work done by the Blackwater Valley Volunteers on the hill of the Duke … Continue reading

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