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Econet
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(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 5th December 2021

Wednesday, 24th November 2021
Coppicing ~ Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston

Creating a dead hedge to protect the coppiced stools from deer damage.

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Wednesday, 17th November 2021
Completing pergola roof and fencing beds ~ Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield

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Coming week's activities

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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 - 12:30

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Wednesday

8th December 2021

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

10th December 2021

The Cowsey
Whitley

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

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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
10:00 - 12:30

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Monday

20th December 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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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 - 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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Monday

17th January 2022

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Willow harvest
10:00 - 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 - 12:30

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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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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
10:00 - 13:00

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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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Sunday

6th March 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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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
10:00 - 12:30

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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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Sunday

3rd April 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

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Wednesday

6th April 2022

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Garden maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

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No new activities planned for this period

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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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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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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

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