econet   conservation volunteers, reading, berkshire
conservation of the natural environment

Website: www.econetreading.org.uk
Email: info@econetreading.org.uk

Programme: November 2019 - March 2020 (CROW only)

Wednesday, 6th November

Wokefield Common
Birch clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU653661 (apple.caged.wisely)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 3FL    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site car park in Goring Lane near the junction with Hollybush Lane.

No transport from Prospect Park for this task.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 13th November

Balmore Walk, Caversham
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Hemdean Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU713750 (speech.stamp.bump)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7SU    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Site entrance is by the Balmore Park Surgery. Limited on road parking in the immediate area.

No transport from Prospect Park for this task.

Next task/event at this site is on 4th December

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 20th November

Stanlake Meadow Copse, Twyford   New Site
Path creation
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Stanlake Lane
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU795758 (salutes.glass.dislodge)    Nearest Postcode: RG10 0BL    Risk Assessment

Directions: From Ruscombe (B3024) site is on right just beyond traffic lights and railway bridge. Limited roadside parking adjacent to copse immediately before gates to Stanlake Meadow. View of Meeting Point

No transport from Prospect Park for this task.

The copse is next to a recreation ground and the intention is to create a woodland walk.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 27th November

Decoy Heath Nature Reserve (BBOWT)
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU613634 (decimal.about.joys)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 2PF    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Travelling west from Padworth Common, after half mile turn left at roundabout to The Soke. After 200m, immediately before bend, turn right into car park.

No transport from Prospect Park for this task.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: December 2019 - March 2020 (CROW only)

Wednesday, 4th December

Balmore Walk, Caversham
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Hemdean Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU713750 (speech.stamp.bump)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7SU    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Site entrance is by the Balmore Park Surgery. Limited on road parking in the immediate area.

Next task/event at this site is on 11th December

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Friday, 6th December

Site to be advised
Christmas Tree Harvest
10:00 - 14:00

Change to usual task time.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 7th December

Caversham Court
Christmas Tree Sale
9:30 - 13:30

Map: Google    Map Ref: SU710748 (noon.wizard.robot)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7AD    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 18th April

Econet activity

Wednesday, 11th December

Balmore Walk, Caversham
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Hemdean Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU713750 (speech.stamp.bump)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7SU    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Site entrance is by the Balmore Park Surgery. Limited on road parking in the immediate area.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 18th December

Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Woodland management
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU583723  (petrified.woes.skinning)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 6DL    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm is situated off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield; take the gravel track north off Back Lane to the west of Scratchface Lane.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Friday, 27th December

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU586638 (plantings.cake.mammoths)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4PW    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site entrance is off the A340 south of Aldermaston, near Young's Industrial Estate. Follow signs to Main Car Park.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: January 2020 - March 2020 (CROW only)

Friday, 3rd January

Site to be advised
10:00 - 15:00

Next task/event at this site is on 8th January

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 8th January

Site to be advised
10:00 - 15:00

Next task/event at this site is on 29th January

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 15th January

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU705710 (zips.dull.fields)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0RP    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located near the Civic Amenity (recycling) site. From Island Road turn right into the lane opposite the Civic Amenity site entrance, we will meet in the parking area just before the bridge.

Next task/event at this site is on 5th February

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 22nd January

Padworth Common
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU620648 (circus.rooftop.post)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4JB    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

Next task/event at this site is on 19th February

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 29th January

Site to be advised
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: February 2020 - March 2020 (CROW only)

Wednesday, 5th February

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU705710 (zips.dull.fields)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0RP    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located near the Civic Amenity (recycling) site. From Island Road turn right into the lane opposite the Civic Amenity site entrance, we will meet in the parking area just before the bridge.

Next task/event at this site is on 4th March

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 12th February

Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield
Willow harvest
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: The Street, Englefield
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU625719 (learn.speak.alert)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 5ES    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located in The Street, Englefield off the A340 Tidmarsh to Theale road, opposite Englefield Garden Centre.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 19th February

Padworth Common
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU620648 (circus.rooftop.post)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4JB    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

Site to be confirmed.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Monday, 24th February

Reading Council Offices, Prospect Park
Econet Meeting
19:30 - 21:30

Agenda

Wednesday, 26th February

Site to be advised
10:00 - 15:00

Next task/event at this site is on 11th March

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: March 2020 (CROW only)

Wednesday, 4th March

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU705710 (zips.dull.fields)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0RP    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located near the Civic Amenity (recycling) site. From Island Road turn right into the lane opposite the Civic Amenity site entrance, we will meet in the parking area just before the bridge.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 11th March

Site to be advised
10:00 - 15:00

Next task/event at this site is on 18th March

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 18th March

Site to be advised
10:00 - 15:00

Next task/event at this site is on 25th March

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 25th March

Site to be advised
10:00 - 15:00

Next task/event at this site is on 1st April

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 4 November 2019 10:11