Tag Archives: Wellesley Woodlands

Trees Planting in Chalk Farm

Never to pass up a chance to play with the digger and tractor, we’ve been working down at Chalk Farm in Wellesley Woodland to fill in gaps around the car park with three new trees. After confirming the location of the buried … 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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Winching trees out of the canal at Wellesley Woodland

Sam, Stu and I have just returned from clearing 2 large willows that fell over in the wind last night, in Wellesley Woodland just east of the A325 Farnborough Road. They had blocked off navigation along the canal and also … 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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Rivers Week – A Loddon Catchment Perspective

The Loddon Catchment Partnership (LCP) co-ordinated Rivers Week in September last year, which succeeded in raising the profile of river tasks and delivering habitat and ecological improvements. Since the River Blackwater flows into the River Loddon in Swallowfield, at the northern end of the … Continue reading

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Tree Surveying in Wellesley Woodland

Yesterday Laura, Stu and I headed out to Rushmoor Bottom to carry out a tree survey and assess any hazardous trees. The abundant mature beech and oak in the Wellesley Woodland, meant we often had to zig-zag some distance off the way-marked … Continue reading

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