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

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

Programme: April 2019 - June 2019

April 2019

Wednesday, 3rd April

Lousehill Copse, Tilehurst
Coppicing
10:00 - 13:15

Meeting Point: Tay Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU682733    Nearest Postcode: RG30 4DH    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet on Tay Road near junction with Spey Road.

Change to usual task time.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Blundells Copse, Tilehurst
Coppicing
13:30 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Calder Close
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU675735    Nearest Postcode: RG30 4XL    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site entrance in Calder Close, off Chichester Road.

Change to usual task time.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 13th April

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 7th April

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 10th April

Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Ride clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU583723     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.

Change to previously advertised information.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 13th April

Caversham Court
Bean Pole Day
10:00 - 15:00

Map: Google    Map Ref: SU710748    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7AD    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Promoting local woodland products and wildlife friendly gardening.

Next task/event at this site is on 7th December

Econet activity

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 17th April

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 17th April

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

Meeting Point: The Street, Englefield
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU625719    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.

Change to previously advertised information. No transport from Prospect Park for this task.

Main task will be to rebuild a raised bed.

Next task/event at this site is on 15th May

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 24th April

Watermill Court, Woolhampton
Pond maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU574667    Nearest Postcode: RG7 5RD    Risk Assessment

Directions: Located on the Bath Road (A4) on left coming into Woolhampton from Reading, shortly after garage on right.

Change to previously advertised information. Wellies recommended.

Main aim is to take out overgrowing trees to allow more light into the pond.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 28th April

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

Next task/event at this site is on 26th May

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 1st May

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

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU583723     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

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 15th May

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 5th May

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Dawn Chorus Walk
4:30 - 7:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

For further information see Home Page.

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 2nd June

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 8th May

Loddon Nature Reserve
Boardwalk maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Wagon and Horses Rear Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU783760    Nearest Postcode: RG10 9JB    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The Wagon and Horses is located on the A3032, Old Bath Road, about 300 yards from Twyford town centre.

We'll be repositioning two lengths of walkway.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 15th May

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

Meeting Point: The Street, Englefield
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU625719    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.

Main task will be installing netting to keep rabbits out of the garden.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Saturday, 18th May

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - Wildflower planting
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 22nd May

Omer's Gully, Burghfield Common
Path clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Hunters Hill
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU650674    Nearest Postcode: RG7 3HL    Risk Assessment

Directions: Coming from Reading on the Reading Road, turn right at traffic lights into Hollybush Lane, 3rd right into Abbot's Road, 2nd right into Woodman's Lane/Clayhill Road and 2nd left into Omar's Rise. Continue along Omar's Rise which eventually bears left down onto Hunters Hill.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 26th May

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

Next task/event at this site is on 23rd June

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 29th May

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 12th June

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 2nd June

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 6th July

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 5th June

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 12th June

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 22nd June

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 19th June

The Holies (NT), Streatley
Grassland management
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Linden Cottage
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU596798    Nearest Postcode: RG8 9NB    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: From Reading the meeting point is on the left of the A329, about half a mile after Hook End Lane and before the crossroads at Streatley. (Site entrance next to Linden Cottage holiday accommodation.)

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 22nd June

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task -Path and tree clearing
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 26th June

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 23rd June

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

Next task/event at this site is on 28th July

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 26th June

Greys Court (NT)
Grass management
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725833    Nearest Postcode: RG9 4PG    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: National Trust property approximately 3 miles west of Henley on Thames.

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Next task/event at this site is on 10th July

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Last Updated: 21 April 2019 10:35