About Us


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An Introduction
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Econet
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CRoW
(Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

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Friends of Clayfield Copse
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Friends of Mapledurham Playing Fields
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Friends of McIlroy Park
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Friends of Reading Old Cemetery
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Friends of Waterloo Meadows
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Reading Urban Wildlife
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Last updated 25th January 2022

Monday, 10th January 2022
Willow harvest ~ Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield

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Wednesday, 5th January 2022
Hedgelaying ~ Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve

Another year, another hedge!

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Noticeboard

Coming week's activities

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Sunday

2nd January 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Wednesday

5th January 2022

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve

Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

7th January 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Monday

10th January 2022

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Willow harvest
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

12th January 2022

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

15th January 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Monday

17th January 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Wednesday

19th January 2022

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

21st January 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Saturday

22nd January 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task - Hedgelaying
12:00 - 15:00

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Sunday

23rd January 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task - Holly and bramble clearance
10:00 - 13:00

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Monday

24th January 2022

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Willow harvest
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

26th January 2022

Charvil Village Hall

Wildlife area creation
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

2nd February 2022

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve

Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

4th February 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

6th February 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Sunday

6th February 2022

Reading Old Cemetery

Clearance
13:00 - 16:00

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Monday

7th February 2022

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Willow harvest
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

9th February 2022

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

16th February 2022

Nores Hill Wood
Shinfield

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

18th February 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Saturday

19th February 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Saturday

19th February 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task
12:00 - 15:00

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Monday

21st February 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Wednesday

23rd February 2022

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

27th February 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

2nd March 2022

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve

Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

4th March 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

6th March 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Sunday

6th March 2022

Reading Old Cemetery

Clearance
13:00 - 16:00

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Wednesday

9th March 2022

Watermill Court
Woolhampton

Pond maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

16th March 2022

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

18th March 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Saturday

19th March 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Saturday

19th March 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Site clean up
12:00 - 15:00

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Sunday

20th March 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Site clean up
12:00 - 15:00

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Monday

21st March 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Wednesday

23rd March 2022

Charvil Village Hall

Wildlife area creation
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

27th March 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

30th March 2022

Rushall Farm
Bradfield

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

30th March 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

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Friday

1st April 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

3rd April 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Sunday

3rd April 2022

Reading Old Cemetery

Clearance
13:00 - 16:00

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Wednesday

6th April 2022

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Garden maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

13th April 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

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Friday

15th April 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Saturday

16th April 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Monday

18th April 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Wednesday

20th April 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Path clearance and bramble removal
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

23rd April 2022

Caversham Court

Bean Pole Day
10:00 - 15:00

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Saturday

23rd April 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task - Orchard maintenance
12:00 - 15:00

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Sunday

24th April 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

27th April 2022

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Garden maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

27th April 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

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Friday

29th April 2022

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

1st May 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Dawn Chorus Walk
04:30 - 07:00

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Sunday

1st May 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Wednesday

4th May 2022

Ruscombe's Ponds
Castle End Road Pond

Step building/wildflower area creation
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

11th May 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

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Monday

16th May 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Wednesday

18th May 2022

Rushall Farm
Bradfield

Woodland management
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

21st May 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task - Wildflower planting/sowing
12:00 - 15:00

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Sunday

22nd May 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

25th May 2022

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Garden maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

25th May 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

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See Programme for details.

Bean Pole Day
Caversham Court
Church Road, Caversham
RG4 7AD

Saturday
23rd April 2022
10:00 - 15:00

Promoting local woodland products and wildlife friendly gardening.


Bean Poles and Pea Sticks
Plants
Seed Swap
Reconditioned Tools
Willow Products
Wood Turning

RSPB and BBOWT stalls

Reading and District Beekeepers
Honey and beeswax products
plus information about bees and beekeeping

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Caversham Women's Institute
Jams and chutneys
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Traidcraft
Fairtrade goods

Reading Food Growing Network
Seed swap
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Tilehurst Horticultural Association
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Reading Natural History Society

Reading Tree Wardens
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Friends of the Earth
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Ways and Means

and other local organisations

econet conservation volunteers ~ conservation of the natural environment