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Meadow Update 2017

Posted on 9th July, 2017 in News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Meadow Update 2017

By Stephen Govier In search of inspiration I took a trip to the spectacular 71 hectares of wildflower meadow on the banks of our great river Thames, Chertsey Meads is gorgeous from May to July when the wild flowers are in bloom. I went at the end of June and the ripple of blue in the breeze was … Read more »

Spring Walk 2017

Posted on 25th April, 2017 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Spring Walk 2017

Our annual Spring walk took place on Sunday 23rd April and was once again led by the inimitable Daniel Greenwood. His enthusiasm and knowledge once again enthralled the group of ten or so people who gathered and everyone had a great walk. As has been the case for the past few years, the route included … Read more »

Spring work day 2017

Posted on 15th April, 2017 in Events | News | Wildlife (0 Comments)
Spring work day 2017

We had a Spring work day today in the Dog Kennel Hill Open Space. Tasks included weeding the glade, pruning hedges, path strimming, litter picking and tidying up the log edging in the wood. Unfortunately some of us were so buried in foliage that other members couldn’t find us and thought it had been cancelled! Thanks … Read more »

2017 Spring Walk – 23rd April

Posted on 3rd April, 2017 in Events | News (0 Comments)
2017 Spring Walk – 23rd April

Our annual Spring walk will take place on Sunday 23rd April 2017 at 10am. We are very pleased that Daniel Greenwood has agreed to lead the walk again this year. His knowledge of all things wild is infectious (how could he not be a wildlife expert with a surname like that?!). The walk will include Dog … Read more »

Hedge Pruning

Posted on 19th March, 2017 in General News | News (0 Comments)

A small group of volunteers tackled the hedge that runs down the┬áside of the wood, bordering the housing estate today. Many of the whips had become incredibly tall and were in desperate need of a prune in order to make them grow more bushy. The nettles, brambles and other weeds that strangle the hedge were … Read more »