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Programme: July 2019

Wednesday, 3rd July

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.

No transport from Prospect Park for this task.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 6th July

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Meadows Day
11:00 - 16:00

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

A celebration of meadows and the wildlife they support.

Come for a wonderful day out and bring a picnic. Activities for children all day including mini-beast hunts over lunchtime, environmental stalls and music under the oak tree. Experts on bees, butterflies, hoverflies, trees, birds and plants will be leading guided walks at 11:00, 12:00 and 14:30, along with a herbalist walk at 13:30.

nature nurture will be joining us with nature based activities for children as well as "Small Silent Soundwalks" for adults - an opportunity to explore the local soundscape through a variety of contemplative listening exercises.

Reading Beekeepers, RSPB, BBOWT will be among the stallholders offering plants, bird food, fair trade items, second hand tools and books.

Music by Readifolk at lunchtime and in the afternoon.

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Sunday, 7th July

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

Task cancelled.

Task rearranged for the 30th June to prepare for Meadows Day.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Tuesday, 9th July

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

Change to previously advertised information.

Task previous advertised for Wednesday, 10th July.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 20th July

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 10th July

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

Meeting Point: Lardon Chase Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU583806    Nearest Postcode: RG8 9AF    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is located on the right of the B4009 shortly after leaving the A329 at Streatley. To reach the Holies cross the road and follow the track into the woodland passing through the gate in the dip and up the slope. Continue following the track across the open plateau, through the open gate and finally a pedestrian gate onto the top of the Holies.

Change to previously advertised information.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 17th July

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

Meeting Point: Top Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU586638    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 Top Car Park.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 20th July

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - Meadow area - haymaking
10:00 - 15:00

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

Full day task.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 24th July

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 24th July

Decoy Heath, Silchester
Path clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU613634    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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task - Meadow area - haymaking
18:45 - 20:30

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

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 28th July

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.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 31st July

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Woodland management
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU586638    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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Reading Old Cemetery
The 3 Bees of Cemetery Junction
11:00 - 15:00

Map: Google    Map Ref: SU732731    Nearest Postcode: RG1 3AQ    Risk Assessment

Meet local beekeepers. Bee & minibeast hunts. Make bee homes. Learn the Waggle Dance and enjoy lots of other bee related crafts and activities.

Details

Econet/Friends of Cemetery Junction activity

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 19 July 2019 16:05