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CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

CROW was founded in 1986. Tasks every Wednesday throughout the year ranging from hedgelaying and coppicing to scrub clearance and invasive species control at sites in and around Reading, from Dinton Pastures to the east to Paices Wood in the west and including many of Reading's open spaces such as Clayfield Copse in Caversham and Blundells Copse in Tilehurst. Please visit our Programme for further details.

Protected coppice stools

Contact: John Lerpiniere (0118) 375 1756



Future Tasks and Events

Unless stated otherwise tasks are from 10:00 until 15:00. Meet on site or at the Car Park, Prospect Park at 9:30. Transport may be available from Prospect Park but please check as space is limited. Full details of current tasks can be found in our Programme.


Wednesday, 8th November
Hosehill Lake, Theale

Wednesday, 15th November
Brookfields School, Tilehurst
Wildlife area maintenance

Wednesday, 22nd November
Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Scrub clearance

Wednesday, 29th November
Lavell's Lake, Hurst

Wednesday, 6th December
Wokefield Common
Birch clearance

Friday, 8th December
10:00 - 14:00
Site to be advised
Christmas Tree Harvest

Wednesday, 13th December
Hosehill Lake, Theale
Hedgelaying and scrub clearance

Wednesday, 20th December
Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Woodland management

Wednesday, 27th December
Padworth Common
Scrub clearance


Wednesday, 3rd January
Kings Meadow
Willow harvest

Wednesday, 10th January
Hosehill Lake, Theale
Scrub clearance and coppicing

Wednesday, 17th January
Waterloo Meadows

Wednesday, 24th January
Task to be arranged

Wednesday, 31st January
Task to be arranged

No activities currently planned.

Last Updated: 15 November 2017 20:32