Econet Conservation Volunteers
(Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

Friends of Cemetery Junction

Friends of Clayfield Copse

Friends of Mapledurham Playing Fields

Friends of McIlroy Park

Friends of Waterloo Meadows
An Introduction to the Group

Latest Task & Event Photo's
Mapledurham Playing Fields
Saturday, 18th March 2017
Lavell's Lake, Hurst
Wednesday, 15th March 2017
Wolf Conservation Trust, Beenham
Wednesday, 8th March 2017
Padworth Common
Tuesday, 28th February 2017

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Next Econet Meeting
11th September 2017
19:30 - 21:30
RBC, Parks Department Offices
Prospect Park

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Last updated 26th March 2017

More March photo's

The blue skies which greeted CROW's volunteers for their final hedgelaying task of the winter for the Friends of Lavells Lake were a reminder of those on their first visit this winter at the end of November, see below, but whilst then it had been cold and frosty now it was warm, a reminder if one were needed of the arrival of spring with even a butterfly occasionally fluttering by.

More November photo's

Caversham Court
Church Road, Caversham

10th December 2016
9:30 - 13:30

Naturally grown Scots pine trees harvested as part of the management of local heathland

Holly, Mistletoe, Cones
Willow Christmas wreaths
and natural decorations

BBOWT, RSPB and Fairtrade stalls
with cards and gifts

Local honey and beeswax products from
Reading & District Beekeepers

Scots Pine trees also available at
Wildmoor Heath
Saturday 10th December
Sunday 11th December
11:00 - 15:00

Nature Discovery Centre
Sunday 11th December
11:00 - 15:00

in aid of

your local Wildlife Trust

Flower Power Family Day
Reading Old Cemetery
Sunday, 2nd April 2017
11:00 - 15:00

Minibeast hunts, wildflower pots to take away, arts and crafts, guided walks and more.

The Friends of Cemetery Junction will be joined by nature nurture for an event focused on 'Flower Power' - the importance of wildflowers and the bees and other pollinating insects they support.

Bean Pole Day
Caversham Court
Saturday, 22nd April 2017
10:00 - 15:00

Promoting local woodland products and wildlife friendly gardening.

Bean Poles and Pea Sticks
Tool Sharpening
Recycled Timber Products
Reconditioned Tools
Willow Products
Handmade Walking Sticks

Children's Activities

RSPB and BBOWT stalls

Reading and District Beekeepers
Honey and beeswax products
Information about bees and beekeeping

Chazey Heath Women's Institute
Jams and chutneys

Fairtrade goods


Reading Natural History Society
Reading Urban Wildlife Group
Friends of the Earth
Friends of Harris Gardens
Motor Neurone Disease Society
Reading Tree Wardens
Tilehurst Horticultural Association
Ways and Means

and other local organisations

Dawn Chorus Walk
Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Sunday, 7th May 2017
4:00 - 7:00

International Dawn Chorus Day

We wish you all
a very happy

and a
peaceful New Year