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Tasks May - August 2016

For more information please call Stuart at Blackwater Valley Countryside Partnership
on 01252 331353.

May

Date

Site

Leader

Task

Fri 29 April - Sun 1 May

Tices Meadow, Pea Bridge where Badshot Lea Rd crosses River Blackwater

Vol

Bio-Blitz

Tues 3

Hawley Meadows, A331 opposite RIverside Way, Blackwater

SC

Repair fencing on southern boundary & cut back.  Half day finishing after lunch

Thurs 5

Wellesley Woodlands, Prince’s Avenue car park, Aldershot, GU11 2LD

GF

Fencing and footpath

Tues 10

Pilgrim’s Meadow, north east of Shepherd & Flock roundabout in Farnham. No parking on site. Please meet at F’Boro Gate or park nearby.

BL

Grass cut, dig pond, scrape path

Sat 14

Tices Meadow (Farnham Quarry), Pea Bridge where Badshot Lea Rd crosses River Blackwater

Vol

Create stumpery for stag beetles and install RADAR gate, 10am start

Sun 15

Tongham Wood, Garbetts Way, Tongham

Vol

Site maintenance

Tues 17

Wellesley Woodlands Chalk Farm, car park at junction of Camp Farm road and Lock Road, GU11 2PE

GF

Strim, mulch around tree planting, cut back picnic area

Thurs 19

Wellesley Woodlands, Prince’s Avenue car park, GU11 2LD

AP

Fencing and footpath

Fri 20

Ash Lock Cottage, Government Rd, Aldershot

CB

Split & process timber with the Wood Gnomes

Sun 22

Southwood Wood, Old Kennels Ln (dead end)

SC

Build stag beetle stumperies and install Pine Woodland signboard

Tues 24

Gerry’s Copse, Coleford Bridge Road, west side of A331

SC

Build stumpery, pull balsalm

Tues 31

BVP, starting at the Ash Rd, on NW side of A323/A331 roundabout.  There’s a little parking here.

JS

Cut back BV path from Ash Road to Shawfields

 

 

June

Date

Site

Leader

Task

Thurs 2

Wellesley Woodlands, Prince’s Avenue car park, GU11 2LD

LK

Fencing and footpath

Tues 7

Wellesley Woodlands, Rushmoor Bottom stream, Bourley Rd car oark at NE end by sports field.

LK

Clear rubble and install woody debris

Sat 11

Tices Meadow (Farnham Quarry), Pea Bridge where Badshot Lea Rd crosses River Blackwater

Vol

Clear reptile sites & litterpick, 10am start

Tues 14

Swan Lake Park, car park off Swan Lane, Yateley

JS

Cut back paths, pull balsalm

Thurs 16

Wellesley Woodlands, Prince’s Avenue car park, GU11 2LD

LK

Remove redundant fencing and path cut

Sun 19

Tongham Wood, Garbetts Way

TA

Site maintenance

Tues 21

Hawley Meadows, A331 opposite Riverside Way, Blackwater

SC

Balsam pull on river then Picnic lunch.  Please bring food to share (no nuts)

Sun 26

Southwood Woodland, Old Kennels Ln (dead end)

SC

Create woodland log piles & willow tit nests. Remove metal

Thurs 30

Wellesley Woodlands, Prince’s Avenue car park, GU11 2LD

LK

Remove redundant fencing and path cut

July

Date

Site

Leader

Task

Tues 5

Hawley Meadows, A331 opposite Riverside Way, Blackwater

SC

Pull ragwort then survey our Great Burnet flowers

Weds 6

Volunteer BBQ, Ash Lock Cottage, Government Rd, Aldershot

All

7pm start. BBQ provided, please bring other food.  No nuts.

Sat 9

Tices Meadow, Pea Bridge where Badshot Lea Rd crosses River Blackwater

Vol

Task TBC, 10am start

Tues 12

Aqueduct BV Path, please meet at Lakeside car park on Lakeside Road

LK

Cut back BV Path & repair fencing

Thurs 14

Wellesley Woodlands, Claycart car park, off A323 Fleet Road, opposite Rushmoor Road

JS

Install bench and path improvement

Sun 17

Tongham Wood, Garbetts Way, Tongham

Vol

Site maintenance

Tues 19

Cove Brook, Blunden Hall, at end of Blunden Rd, Cove

SC

Haycut meadows & cut back paths

Sun 24

Southwood Wood, Old Kennels Ln (dead end)

SC

Path maintenance

Tues 26

Wellesley Woodlands, Rushmoor Bottom, Bourley Rd car park

JS

Haycut wet meadow at north end of Rushmoor Bottom

Thurs 28

Wellesley Woodlands, Laffan’s Copse, Laffan Rd. Car park is NE of canal bridge, access vi Laffan’s Rd. Alternative Claycart car park off A323

LK

Cut path and build stumpery


 


 Group details

 Find out more about the following conservation groups: 
 Snaky Lane, Southwood Woodland Group and TWIG.