Tag Archives: Wellesley Woodlands

Chalk that up as a good day’s work

There’s been a lot happening on Wellesley these past week and for one of those days the volunteers joined me at Chalk Farm lake.  Ranger Jenny kindly came out on our Kubota tractor to mow the paths whilst we did … Continue reading

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Farnborough Airfield Walk 18th August

As August is a busy time for holidays and village fêtes, I was expecting a low turnout for my latest walk, so I was very pleased when over twenty people joined me on Saturday morning.  The idea for this walk … Continue reading

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Wellesley Bioblitz

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Wellesley Brass Rubbing Trail

Fancy a walk in the woodlands this summer holiday but want it to be a little different?  Come down to Wellesley Woodlands on 23rd August to have a go at our new Brass Rubbing Trail. The Rangers will be on … Continue reading

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Tractors descend on Wellesley

On Friday Stu and I headed up to Rushmoor Bottom to mow the field by the Wellington Statue, which was a good opportunity to use both our tractors. Senior Ranger Stuart

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Cutting the way

On Thursday 12 July I was joined by Paul, Mike, Eric, Matt and Ed at Chalk Farm, Wellesley Woodlands to cut back the paths and remove brambles from around the saplings planted roughly 4 years ago.  Matt, Ed and Mike … 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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