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Programme: September 2019 - December 2019

September 2019

Sunday, 1st September

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

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Monday, 2nd September

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Meet the Bats
19:30 - 21:30

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Walk to be led by Rose from the Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire Bat Group.

Please wear sensible shoes and warm clothes, and bring a torch together with insect repellent. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 4th September

Ruscombe's Ponds, Castle End Road Pond
Willow clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Castle End Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU798764 (refilled.shorter.projects)    Nearest Postcode: RG10 9XJ    Risk Assessment

Directions: Pond is at junction of Castle End Road and the Waltham Road (B3024). Suggested parking is at Ruscombe Church (St. James the Great - RG10 9UA) from where site is approximately 200m along Church Lane.

Wellies recommended.

General Information and Contacts

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 (cross.taped.teeth)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Monday, 9th September

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

Agenda

Wednesday, 11th September

Highwood Nature Reserve, Woodley   New Site
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Kingfisher Drive
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU753725 (sticks.fact.field)    Nearest Postcode: RG5 3LQ    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Ample on-street parking, Reserve is next to road.

Site is a mixed lowland woodland with an heathland area which is where we will be working. It also contains exotic tree species once part of an arboretum, including giant redwoods and monkey puzzle.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 18th September

Hosehill Lake, Theale
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU650697 (ozone.advice.device)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4BE    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site entrance opposite the Fox and Hounds public house. Parking in the pub car park.

General Information and Contacts

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

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 (cross.taped.teeth)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 21st September

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Saturday, 21st September

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - Bird and bat box maintenance
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722 (cross.taped.teeth)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 22nd September

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

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678742 (pays.descended.luck)    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.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 27th October

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 25th September

Sheepdrove Organic Farm, Lambourn
Butterfly bank maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre (Warren Farm)
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU358818 (onion.stoops.hacksaw)    Nearest Postcode: RG17 7UU    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: For details please visit Sheepdrove directions.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: October 2019 - December 2019

October 2019

Wednesday, 2nd October

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Coppicing
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.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 16th October

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 6th October

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

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 3rd November

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 9th October

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 16th October

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Coppicing
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.

Task for National Coppice Week

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 27th December

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 19th October

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU700755 (skirt.thin.scope)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 16th November

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds activity

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - Bramble clearance and small meadow cut
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722 (cross.taped.teeth)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 23rd October

Hosehill Lake, Theale
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU650697 (ozone.advice.device)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4BE    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site entrance opposite the Fox and Hounds public house. Parking in the pub car park.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 27th October

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

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678742 (pays.descended.luck)    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.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 30th October

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: November 2019 - December 2019

November 2019

Sunday, 3rd November

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

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 13th November

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

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

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 16th November

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU700755 (skirt.thin.scope)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

General Information and Contacts

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds activity

Wednesday, 20th November

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 23rd November

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

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722 (cross.taped.teeth)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 24th November

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

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678742 (pays.descended.luck)    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.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 27th November

Decoy Heath, Silchester
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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: December 2019

December 2019

Sunday, 1st December

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

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 4th December

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

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

General Information and Contacts

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.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet activity

Wednesday, 11th December

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

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

General Information and Contacts

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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 21st December

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU700755 (skirt.thin.scope)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds 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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 1 September 2019 22:55