ECONET   Conservation Volunteers, Reading, Berkshire
Conservation of the Natural Environment
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Econet: An Introduction

A brief look at some of what we do

Off to work ~ Padworth Common

Off to work ~ Dinton Pastures Country Park

Willow harvest ~ Kings Meadow

Willow harvest ~ Kings Meadow

Hedgelaying ~ Wolf Trust, Beenham

Hedgelaying ~ Wolf Trust, Beenham

Hedgelaying ~ Bugs Bottom, Emmer Green

Hedgelaying ~ Wolf Trust, Beenham

Hedgelaying ~ Bugs Bottom, Emmer Green

Hedgelaying ~ Waterloo Meadows

Hedgelaying ~ Wolf Trust, Beenham

Lunch ~ Paices Wood Country Park

Felling birch ~ Rushall Farm

Dead hedging to protect coppice
Paices Wood Country Park

Creating standing dead wood
Rushall Farm

Propagating hazel by layering
Rushall Farm

Ride widening ~ Rushall Farm

Ride widening ~ Rushall Farm

Ride widening ~ Rushall Farm

Himalayan balsam pulling - Fobney Wetland Nature Reserve

Bracken bashing ~ Padworth Common

Bracken bashing ~ Padworth Common

Lunch ~ Padworth Common

Path clearance ~ Paices Wood Country Park

Path clearance ~ Padworth Common

Scrub clearance ~ Paices Wood Country Park

Way marking ~ Wokefield Common

Bench maintenance ~ Hosehill Lake

Car park maintenance ~ Wokefield Common

Car park maintenance ~ Wokefield Common

Lunch ~ Sheepdrove Farm, Lambourne

Building a bug hotel ~ Five a Day Market Garden

Re-lining wildlife pond ~ Five a Day Market Garden

Building composting bays ~ Five a Day Market Garden

Creating a wildflower meadow ~ Waterloo Meadows

Creating a wildflower meadow ~ Waterloo Meadows

Creating a wildflower meadow ~ Waterloo Meadows

Path maintenance - Hosehill Lake

Meadow raking ~ Hosehill Lake

Sand Martin bank maintenance - Hosehill Lake

Clearing felled trees ~ Dinton Pastures Country Park

Logging fallen trees ~ Dinton Pastures Country Park

Taking a break ~ Dinton Pastures Country Park

Birch for besoms ~ Paices Wood Country Park

Step building ~ Paices Wood Country Park

Pond maintenance ~ Wokefield Common

Pond maintenance ~ Wokefield Common

Pond maintenance ~ Ruscombe Pond

Events

Bean Pole Day
Caversham Court
late April

Promoting woodland products and wildlife friendly gardening

Bean Pole Day ~ Caversham Court

Bean Pole Day ~ Caversham Court

Dawn Chorus Walk
Clayfield Copse
early May

For International Dawn Chorus Day

Dawn Chorus Walk ~ Clayfield Copse

Sale
Scots Pine Christmas Trees
and other seasonal items

Caversham Court
early December

Christmas Tree harvest

Christmas Tree sale ~ Caversham Court

Christmas Tree sale ~ Caversham Court

as well as occasional 'one off' events

Woodlands Day event - Clayfield Copse

Please visit the Programme page for details of current activities

Thank you!

Created: Wednesday, 11th October 2017