You  Tube movies of tasks, school projects and activities

BCV Movies


Conservation Projects



Dry Stone Walling Competition, Rivington 07/05/17

Our annual dry stone walling competition was  held near Rivington with 5 teams of 2 competing for procession of the Fabled Stone Boot of Rivington. Click link to launch.

Video and Music by The Thing in My Soup



Path creation and pond management at Kearsley Moss23/04/17

On this task we were assisting Bolton Council to have Kearsley Moss designated as a Local Nature Reserve. Our part involved improving public access and de-shading a pond.
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BCV at Kearsley Moss 23/04/2017

 Video and music by The Thing in My Soup



Removing tree shelters at Holden's Plantation with the Woodland Trust. Date: 09/04/17

On this task we were removing shelters from trees planted  about 15 years ago. This is part of the Woodland Trust management plan for the Smithills Estates. Click the link below to launch.
BCV at Holdens Plantation 9/04/2017

Video and music by The Thing in My Soup



Hall Lee Brook LNR
The BCV visited Hall Lee Brook LNR to carry out some essential conservation maintenance. Click HERE
Directing and filming: Jane Arkwright. Editing: Chris Banks.
Running Time: 3 mins 16 secs



Willow Tit Conservation 11/01/15
Willow tits and how to stop their decline Click HERE
Shot by: Chris Banks. Running Time: 7 mins 49 secs


Doffcocker Lodge Reedbeds 28/12/14
Why reedbeds are important to wildlife. Click HERE
Shot by: Chris Banks. Running Time: 4 mins 46 secs


Doffcocker Lodge Reedbeds 28/12/14
How to establish reedbeds from scratch. Click HERE
Shot by: Chris Banks. Running Time: 3 mins 10 secs





School Projects

Clevelands Prep School 19/10/14
This movie shows a range of activities typical of the work BCV have been involved with in both creating and maintaining school wildlife areas and outdoor classrooms. Click HERE
Shot by: Chris Banks. Running time: 10 mins. 37 secs.


Heathfield School 09/11/14
The BCV took part in pond and woodland management with pupils, parents and teachers.
Click HERE
Shot by: Chris Banks. Running time: 9 mins. 19 secs.