Tag Archives: wildlife

Excavating A New Habitat

At Southwood Woodland this past month we have undertaken two construction tasks. The first task was to install a new pond in the main grassland glade as part of the agreed management plan for the woodland. The pond will add … Continue reading

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Rushmoor Bottom Glade

On Thursday the 2nd the volunteer team and I headed out to the heathland glade in Rushmoor Bottom (near the firing wall). We cut down trees and vegetation encroaching on the glade as well as sow seeds into the surrounding … Continue reading

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Tices Lizard Watch

Whilst I was at Tices a few week back I made friends with this little fella. I think he came to me for a ride on the little tractor as I went on my merry way mowing around the Bat cave … Continue reading

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Tices Bat cave.

On Wednesday I took our little tractor over to Tices meadow. The purpose of the task is to try to help improve the area around the Bat cave at the far end of the site. This section was used by … Continue reading

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Surrey hill meadow cut

On Sunday I spent a lovely sunny day on the Surrey Hill’s. A while ago Stuart Croft and myself went to have a look to see how the meadow was doing after the previous years cut and collect. The meadow … Continue reading

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Rivers Week – would you like to get involved?

Next week we’re inviting volunteers to join us for two tasks to improve the river biodiversity, as part of the Loddon Catchment Rivers Week. We’ll be installing woody debris in the channel with some drier bank side work. On Tuesday … Continue reading

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Scraping by at Southwood Woodland

Today I’ve been out with our tractor finishing of the main meadow hay cut that Stu started on Friday.  I tackled the Common Reed (Phragmities australis) at the wetter end, which I’m pleased to say that after 3 dry days … Continue reading

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