Photo Gallery

Gallery pictureGallery pictureGallery pictureGallery pictureGallery picture

Most recent2022202120202019201820172016Older

Wolfson College Water Meadows26 Jun 2022
Gallery picture
Before

Gallery picture

Gallery picture

8 More...
Wolfson College Water Meadows19 Jun 2022
Gallery picture
Post bashing

Gallery picture

Gallery picture
Stapling

3 More...
Aston Rowant NNR, South Oxfordshire12 Jun 2022
Gallery picture
The holloway we were working on, an important habitat and beautiful spot on te reserve. Holloways were tracks created by long use driving livestock across country to markets.

Gallery picture
Tree poppers and loppers, tools of the day.

Gallery picture
Scrub is bagged and moved off the grassland to build habitat piles.

5 More...
Crecy Hill LWS, Tackley, Oxfordshire 5 Jun 2022
Gallery picture
Crecy Hill in bloom

Gallery picture
Pulling hawtorn

Jubilee Fields and Long Meadow, Wootton, West Oxfordshire29 May 2022
Gallery picture
Safety talk and discussion about what to demolish and (most importantly) what to leave!

Gallery picture
First break with the first batch of old wire.

Gallery picture
A section of post and rail knocked down and being re-instated with new materials.

5 More...
Matthew Arnold Field, Oxford22 May 2022
Gallery picture
The fen at Matthew Arnold Field. Lot of work has been done to re-wet the area and promote biodiversity.

Gallery picture
The fen at Matthew Arnold Field. Lot of work has been done to re-wet the area and promote biodiversity.

Gallery picture
Covered with logs and brash to prevent sand blocking water flow.

2 More...
Wolfson College Water Meadows8 May 2022
Gallery picture

Gallery picture
Dismantling the old fence.

Gallery picture
Old fence materials showing some very rotten posts

9 More...
Wolfson College Water Meadows1 May 2022
Gallery picture
Old fence where it joined last year's section.

Gallery picture
A new straining post.

Gallery picture
Knocking in intermediates.

6 More...
Milham Ford Nature Park24 Apr 2022
Gallery picture
Water scorpion, photo courtesy of Friends of Milham Ford (https://fomfnp.weebly.com/)

Gallery picture
photo courtesy of Friends of Milham Ford (https://fomfnp.weebly.com/)

Gallery picture
photo courtesy of Friends of Milham Ford (https://fomfnp.weebly.com/)

5 More...
Aston Rowant NNR, South Oxfordshire17 Apr 2022
Gallery picture
Pollarded ash. Branches removed becuse ash die back can result in them dropping dead branches

Gallery picture
Close up shows slits cut into the trunk for bats to roost in

Gallery picture
Cut branches being processed

5 More...
Matthew Arnold Field, Oxford10 Apr 2022
Gallery picture
Morning break.

Gallery picture
Back filling underway.

Gallery picture

14 More...
Aston's Eyot, Oxford3 Apr 2022
Gallery picture
The first section of footpath bybtge Thames. Welkk worn, and close to the river bank.

Gallery picture
Work in progress, digging out the bank raise the path

Gallery picture
End of the day, path raised and supported with willow fence.

6 More...
Jubilee Fields and Long Meadow, Wootton, West Oxfordshire27 Mar 2022
Gallery picture
Post and rail fence to be taken down

Gallery picture

Gallery picture
Removing nails from the rails that will be reused

3 More...
Grays Lane Bank, Ibstone, Buckinghamshire 13 Mar 2022
Gallery picture
Root of the day.

Gallery picture
5/8ths of the OCV team, plus tree-poppers

Gallery picture
Secluded hillside of unimproved chalk grassland.

2 More...
Burgess Field Nature Park, North Oxford12 Mar 2022
Gallery picture

Gallery picture

Gallery picture

2 More...
Aston Rowant NNR, South Oxfordshire6 Mar 2022
Gallery picture

Gallery picture

Gallery picture

4 More...
Lye Valley, Oxford27 Feb 2022
Gallery picture

Gallery picture

Crecy Hill LWS, Tackley, Oxfordshire 20 Feb 2022
Gallery picture

Gallery picture

Gallery picture

1 More...
Burgess Field Nature Park, North Oxford13 Feb 2022
Gallery picture

Gallery picture

Gallery picture

5 More...
Piddington Wood, Buckinghamshire6 Feb 2022
Gallery picture
Hazel stools ready to be coppiced. This is a traditional method of woodland management, providing resources for a wide variety of uses.

Gallery picture
Coppiced area, creating an open glade that lets light to the woodland floor, good for flora. The coppices stools will regrow ready for harvesting in a few years.

Gallery picture

2 More...
Grim's Ditch, Blewbury, South Oxfordshire30 Jan 2022
Gallery picture

Gallery picture

Gallery picture

5 More...
Aston's Eyot, Oxford23 Jan 2022
Gallery picture

Gallery picture

Gallery picture

4 More...
Aston Rowant NNR, South Oxfordshire16 Jan 2022
Gallery picture
Patches of dogwood (~12 months old). Grows to create a monoculture shading out the herbs and wildflowers that make this chalk downland so special.

Gallery picture
Loppers are the tool of the day.

Gallery picture
Cut scrub is piled up on the margins.

2 More...
Stansfeld Park, Oxford2 Jan 2022
Gallery picture
Getting started on the digging for and the first few steps.

Gallery picture
Knocking in stobs.

Gallery picture
Attaching anti-slip chicken wire.

9 More...