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Rivers Week in Wellesley Woodlands
Wed, 30 Oct 2019
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 … ...
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The First Signs of Success
Tue, 30 Apr 2019
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 … ...
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Egg-citing events at Wellesley Woods
Wed, 20 Feb 2019
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 … ...
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Wonky Wellesley Wood
Sat, 26 Jan 2019
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 … ...
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Wellesley Wildlife Wander
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
This morning, armed with sweep nets, bug pots and a fairy sheet, I led a family wildlife walk exploring Wellesley Woodlands. It was a lovely, crisp & sunny day discovering all the work our volunteers and rangers do to promote wildlife. The … ...
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Wellesley Brass Rubbing Trail
Mon, 13 Aug 2018
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 … ...
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Prince of Paths
Mon, 30 Jul 2018
This month Millgrove have been busy on Wellesley Woodlands for us, installing a section of path in a section of Prince’s Avenue woods where it is very wet and muddy in winter. We decided to take advantage of this dry … ...
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Cutting the way
Fri, 13 Jul 2018
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 … ...
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