Monthly Archives: March 2015

Keeping the Heath open for business

One of the main concerns from people who use and love the Heath, is that, during the construction phase of the Ponds Project,  the Heath will become a noisy and disrupted place – completely at odds with the peaceful haven … Continue reading

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BAM set up their base at Kenwood Yard

Last week, BAM Nuttall set up their office base which they will used during the the Ponds Project in Kenwood Yard. This facility, consisting of four cabins, will be the main office for 15 staff for the duration of the … Continue reading

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Ponds Project Learning Launch

Ponds Project Education Officer, Susie Glover has been busy preparing to launch the education programme which is linked to the Ponds Project. Below she has summarised what the programme is all about and we’ll be hearing lots more from Susie … Continue reading

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New bat homes on the Heath

The Heath’s ecology team has been busy erecting new bat homes across the Heath. Several types of bat boxes have been chosen, each potentially housing up to 100 bats. With nine different species of bat to cater for, these boxes … Continue reading

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Reed netting on Model Boating Pond

Yesterday, environmental mitigation works started at Model Boating Pond. The reed bed at the north-west corner of the pond was surrounded by netting to discourage birds from nesting. This reed bed will be very close to the work compound. There … Continue reading

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Ponds Project – update and programme

Construction works for the Ponds Project will start in April 2015 and will last for 18 months. In preparation for these works, site clearance work has taken place throughout the month of February. This work included the removal of trees … Continue reading

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