econet   conservation volunteers, reading, berkshire
conservation of the natural environment

Website: www.econetreading.org.uk
Email: info@econetreading.org.uk

Programme: August 2021 - February 2022 (CRoW only)

Wednesday, 4th August

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Bracken and scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU5872063957 (snapper.tuxedos.firework)    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.

Change to previously advertised information.

Next task/event at this site is on 15th September

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 11th August

Decoy Heath Nature Reserve
Butterfly transect path clearance
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU6134363591 (richest.fingernails.driftwood)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 2PF    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Travelling west from Padworth Common, after half mile turn left at roundabout to The Soke. The gated car park is approx. 350 yards on the right.

Change to previously advertised information.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 18th August

Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Woodland management
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU5837272320 (acquaint.swinging.ties)    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.

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

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 25th August

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Oak tree nursery protection
10:00 - 14:30

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

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

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Programme: September 2021 - February 2022 (CRoW only)

Wednesday, 1st September

Dinton Pastures Country Park
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU784718 (charm.muddy.they)    Nearest Postcode: RG10 0TH    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Park in either the main car park or the overflow. Volunteer parking passes will be provided.

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

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 8th September

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

National Trust task, awaiting details.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 15th September

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Top Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU5860763622 (prices.cabbies.bleak)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4PG    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.

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

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 22nd September

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

National Trust task, awaiting details.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 29th September

Waterloo Meadows
Creating scrapes for wildflower sowing
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Elgar Road South
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU715719    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BW    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Signed entrance with height barrier is on left of Elgar Road South, approx. 400 yards after leaving Basingstoke Road. Limited roadside parking. Parking on the track leading to the allotments is not recommended, vehicles parked here have been broken into and vandalised.

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

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Programme: October 2021 - February 2022 (CRoW only)

Wednesday, 6th October

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

National Trust task, awaiting details.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 13th October

Highwood Nature Reserve, Woodley
Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Kingfisher Drive
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU753724 (goes.marker.gangs)    Nearest Postcode: RG5 3LH    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

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

Next task/event at this site is on 10th November

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 20th October

Dinton Pastures Country Park
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU784718 (charm.muddy.they)    Nearest Postcode: RG10 0TH    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Park in either the main car park or the overflow. Volunteer parking passes will be provided.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 27th October

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU5872063957 (snapper.tuxedos.firework)    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.

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

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Programme: November 2021 - February 2022 (CRoW only)

Wednesday, 3rd November

Ruscombe Church   New Site
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Ruscombe Church
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU798762 (rivers.louder.airbase)    Nearest Postcode: RG10 9UA    Risk Assessment

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 10th November

Highwood Nature Reserve, Woodley
Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Kingfisher Drive
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU753724 (goes.marker.gangs)    Nearest Postcode: RG5 3LH    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

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

Next task/event at this site is on 8th December

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 17th November

Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield
Replace raised bed
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: The Street, Englefield
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU625719 (learn.speak.alert)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 5ES    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located in The Street, Englefield off the A340 Tidmarsh to Theale road, opposite Englefield Garden Centre.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 24th November

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU5872063957 (snapper.tuxedos.firework)    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.

Next task/event at this site is on 15th December

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Programme: December 2021 - February 2022 (CRoW only)

Wednesday, 1st December

Nores Hill Wood, Shinfield
Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Pascal Crescent
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU729692 (remedy.tasty.career)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 9FN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: There is no car park for this site. Follow Whitley Wood Lane past the Shinfield Players Theatre onto Greenwich Drive, turn left into Cirrus Drive, then after approx. 150 yards left again into Pascal Crescent (paved driveway). Site entrance with gate and kissing gate is in front of you. If conditions permit, the gate may be open allowing parking on the grass.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Friday, 3rd December

Site to be advised
Christmas Tree Harvest
10:00 - 14:30

Proposed task, details to be confirmed.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 4th December

Caversham Court
Christmas Sale
9:30 - 13:30

Map: Google    Map Ref: SU710748 (noon.wizard.robot)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7AD    Site Information   

Proposed event, details to be confirmed.

Econet event

Wednesday, 8th December

Highwood Nature Reserve, Woodley
Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Kingfisher Drive
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU753724 (goes.marker.gangs)    Nearest Postcode: RG5 3LH    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

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

Next task/event at this site is on 12th January

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 15th December

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Main Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU5872063957 (snapper.tuxedos.firework)    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.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 22nd December

Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Woodland management
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU5837272320 (acquaint.swinging.ties)    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.

Next task/event at this site is on 29th December

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 29th December

Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Woodland management
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU5837272320 (acquaint.swinging.ties)    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.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Programme: January 2022 - February 2022 (CRoW only)

Wednesday, 5th January

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 12th January

Highwood Nature Reserve, Woodley
Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Kingfisher Drive
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU753724 (goes.marker.gangs)    Nearest Postcode: RG5 3LH    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

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

Next task/event at this site is on 9th February

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 19th January

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 26th January

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Programme: February 2022 (CRoW only)

Wednesday, 2nd February

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 9th February

Highwood Nature Reserve, Woodley
Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Kingfisher Drive
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU753724 (goes.marker.gangs)    Nearest Postcode: RG5 3LH    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

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

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 16th February

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 23rd February

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Programme

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 2 August 2021 10:01