Tag Archives: Wellesley Woodlands

Rivers Week in Wellesley Woodlands

On Tuesday 24th September the BVC Volunteers, Bernard from the BVC Trust, Rangers Sara and Andy from Basingstoke Canal Authority joined Stu and I for a rather wet day in our smallest ‘flash‘ in Wellesley Woodlands. This was part of … Continue reading

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The First Signs of Success

Whilst out chipping with Assistant Ranger Matt and Student Josh we stumbled across some fresh new spring growth peaking through the woodland floor in Puckridge, Wellesley Woodlands.¬† These signs of life are from the hard work Ranger Jenny and the … Continue reading

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Prickly Problem Becomes Princely Prize

On the 19th March the BVC Volunteers joined Matt, Stu and I in the car park at the junction of Queen’s Avenue and Prince’s Avenue, Aldershot to tackle an overgrown, long neglected hawthorn hedge that borders an MOD car park. … Continue reading

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Egg-citing events at Wellesley Woods

With a hint of Spring in the air our new Community Coordinator Nicci has been busy organising events in Wellesley Woods! Fri 22 Feb – Spring Bird Walks¬† We still have places on the 2pm & 3pm Spring Bird Walks … Continue reading

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Swan Rescue at Chalk Farm!

Following a report of a swan trapped in the ice, Ranger’s Jenny and Laura and Blackwater Valley new recruit Nicci, headed to Chalk Farm this afternoon. At the lake we met Jacob from Wildlife Action (who had also been called … Continue reading

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Wonky Wellesley Wood

Last week Jenny and I headed out to Rushmoor Bottom to fell a couple of tall birch trees which had tipped over and become hung up over the path. The combined root plate had heaved over, so it made the … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wellesley Wreaths

On the 19th December 26 people joined Bobbie and I in Rushmoor Bottom at the base of the Wellington Statue for our now annual Wreath making event. With volunteer made woven wreaths, holly, ivy, pine cones, hemlock, moss and other … Continue reading

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