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 17th October 2021

Wednesday, 6th October 2021
Clearing footpath ~ Lardon Chase (NT), Streatley

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Wednesday, 29th September 2021
Creating scrapes for wildflower sowing ~ Waterloo Meadows


Passers-by were complimentary about the results from scrapes created earlier in the year.

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Noticeboard

Coming week's activities

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Sunday

5th September 2021 to
3rd October 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Natural Regeneration - a self-guided walk

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No new activities planned for this period

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Sunday

3rd October 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

6th October 2021

Lardon Chase (NT)
Streatley

Scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

8th October 2021

The Cowsey
Whitley

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

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Wednesday

13th October 2021

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Monday

18th October 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Bramble clearance, possibly seed sowing or planting
10:00 - 12:00

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Wednesday

20th October 2021

Dinton Pastures Country Park

Scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

22nd October 2021

The Cowsey
Whitley

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

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Saturday

23rd October 2021

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Saturday

23rd October 2021

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task - Bramble clearance/small meadow cut
12:00 - 15:00

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Sunday

24th October 2021

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

27th October 2021

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

3rd November 2021

Ruscombe Church

Hedgelaying and coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

5th November 2021

The Cowsey
Whitley

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

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Sunday

7th November 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

10th November 2021

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

17th November 2021

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Replace raised bed
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

19th November 2021

The Cowsey
Whitley

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

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Saturday

20th November 2021

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Saturday

20th November 2021

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task - Tree planting
12:00 - 15:00

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Wednesday

24th November 2021

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

28th November 2021

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

1st December 2021

Nores Hill Wood
Shinfield

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

3rd December 2021

Site to be advised

Christmas Tree Harvest
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

4th December 2021

Caversham Court

Christmas Sale
09:30 - 13:00

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Sunday

5th December 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

8th December 2021

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

15th December 2021

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

18th December 2021

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Wednesday

22nd December 2021

Rushall Farm
Bradfield

Woodland management
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

29th December 2021

Rushall Farm
Bradfield

Woodland management
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

2nd January 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

5th January 2022

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve

Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

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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
09:30 - 13:00

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Wednesday

19th January 2022

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

22nd January 2022

Waterloo Meadows

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

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Sunday

23rd January 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
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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Sunday

6th February 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
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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Saturday

19th February 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Saturday

19th February 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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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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Sunday

6th March 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

9th March 2022

Watermill Court
Woolhampton

Pond maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

12th March 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Site clean up
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

13th March 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Site clean up
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

16th March 2022

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

19th March 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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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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See Programme for details.

The
Econet
Christmas Sale

Scots Pine
Christmas Trees

Caversham Court
Church Road, Caversham
RG4 7AD

Saturday
4th December 2021
9:30 - 13:30

Naturally grown Scots pine trees harvested as part of heathland management

Holly, Mistletoe, Cones
Willow wreaths
and natural decorations

BBOWT and RSPB cards and gifts
Traidcraft fair trade goods
Peter the wood turner with hand-crafted wares

Honey and beeswax products from
Reading & District Beekeepers

Scots Pine trees also available at
Wildmoor Heath
Crowthorne
Saturday, 4th December
11:00 - 15:00

econet conservation volunteers ~ conservation of the natural environment