Tice’s Meadow under threat

The communities of Farnham, Badshot Lea and Aldershot have six months to save Tice’s Meadow Nature Reserve. The multi-award winning wildlife haven is under threat, and the volunteers of the Tice’s Meadow Bird Group are warning that the clock is ticking, with an unknown potential buyer in final negotiations to buy the 150 acre site in Badshot Lea.

Landowners Hanson, operators of the former Farnham Quarry, formally notified Waverley Borough Council of their intention to sell the site on Tuesday 3rd November. Due to the site’s status as an Asset of Community Value (under the Localism Act 2011), community interest … Read more

November 2020

COVID-19: please continue to follow the latest government guidelines on social distancing and exercising outdoors.

Monday 30th

Russian White-fronted Geese, Betchworth (M Davis).
Russian White-fronted Geese, Betchworth (M Davis).

Beddington Farmlands: Shelduck and White Stork (I Jones).

Betchworth: 18 White-fronted Geese in fields by River Mole north of Gadbrook Farm (W Attridge/M Davis).

Chobham Common: 10 Crossbills (P Hughes).

Eashing: Great Egret flew over A3 near Eashing Bridges late afternoon (D Brassington/E Stubbs).

Rustic Bunting, Thursley Common (S Minhinnick).
Rustic Bunting, Thursley Common (S Minhinnick).

Frensham Great Pond: 4 Crossbills (S Jones).

Horley: White-fronted Goose in field at Littlelake Farm from 11:00-12:30 at least (T Walker).… Read more

Field meetings update

Great Egret, Molesey Heath (D Harris).

The field meetings programme has been suspended in the light of the stricter coronavirus rules coming into force on 5 November 2020. 

The position will be reviewed in the light of what rules are put in place after 2 December 2020.

Photo of Great Egret by D Harris