Our mission

Our Mission is to use our skills and resources to make the Blackwater Valley a special place, full of life, where the countryside is valued and the people and wildlife thrive together. We will do this by engaging local people and businesses in nature and conservation activities and show them the purpose and benefits of our work. Learn more >

Get involved


Becoming a member of the Trust is one of the best ways to support our work protecting wildlife in the beautiful Blackwater Valley.


Throughout the year, we operate a full calendar of events. These include exhibitions, fayres and other activities.


Volunteers are essential in helping us complete our work. Whatever your availability and skills are - you can get involved.

Our first walk of the year starts at Lakeside Park and goes north along the river, returning via the Basingstoke Canal.

This is a gentle walk to start the programme, just under six miles with a couple of slight inclines but no stiles.

The surface is mostly good although includes an occasional muddy patch.

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Help us find a treasurer!

February 6, 2019

We need a new treasurer due to the retirement of our present incumbent.

It's an important role but not highly onerous - the time needed is just a few hours a month.

This is a great chance to help nature in our valley by supporting a charity that has delivered projects for nature totalling over £200,000 in recent years.

If you'd like to know more please contact mary@bvct.org.uk

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Rushmoor community lottery

February 6, 2019

The Trust has big plans this year with £thousands needed for great projects.

But finding the money is a challenge!

The Rushmoor community lottery is one way you can help us - sign up and choose us as your charity.

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Big Valley Ramble 2019

January 30, 2019
BOOK NOW to secure your place on our third Big Valley Ramble on 28th April. The route is 11 miles long (with a shorter 5 mile option) and will take you through some of the most delightful scenery that Berkshire has to offer. What are you waiting for?
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Kebur Garden Materials

January 30, 2019
We're delighted to welcome Kebur Garden Materials as our latest corporate member and look forward to working with them on future projects.
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Follow us on Facebook

January 10, 2019
Following us on Facebook is an easy way to stay current and share all that the Blackwater Valley has to offer.
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Annual General Meeting 2019

January 7, 2019

The AGM will take place on 14 March 2019 at 7.00 pm at the Sandhurst Community Hall.

Our guest speaker will be Anne Brummer, winner of the Animal Hero Awards 2018. Anne will talk about the Amazing Grace campaign, which is trying to save our native hedgehogs.

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