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

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

Programme: April 2024 - June 2024

Programme: May 2024 - June 2024

Programme: June 2024

Programme

Monday, 15th April

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular mid-month task
10:00 - 12:30

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7256976789 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Next activity at this site is on 5th May

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Wednesday, 17th April

Bugs Bottom, Emmer Green
Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Tredegar Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7094076211 (yours.news.placed)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 8PH    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Entrance to Bugs Bottom from Tredegar Road is at point where there is a barrier across Tredegar Road and it becomes Hunters Chase.

Change to previously advertised task. Note: This is a different meeting from that previously used for tasks at Bugs Bottom.

Task contact: Dave 07703 309 611

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 20th April

Caversham Court Gardens
Bean Pole Day
10:00 - 15:00

Promoting local woodland products and wildlife friendly gardening.

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

Further information

Econet event

Tuesday, 23rd April

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 24th April

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.

Task contact: Dave 07703 309 611

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Friday, 26th April

The Cowsey, Whitley
Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Leisure Centre Car Park, Northumberland Avenue
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU723702 (skills.field.wiser)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 8DF    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Morning task.

Task contact: Keith 07766 275 377

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 27th April

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - Wildflower preparation and sowing
12:30 - 15:30

Actual task to be confirmed.

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

Next activity at this site is on 7th May

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Sunday, 28th April

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

Meeting Point: Park Entrance, Pottery Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678738 (gravy.edgy.races)    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6BW    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the park entrance at the junction of Pottery Road with Norcot Road opposite the Tyler's Rest public house. Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Next activity at this site is on 15th May

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 1st May

Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield
Task to be advised
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.

Task contact: Sandra 07722 494 217

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 4th May

Ruscombe Wood
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Ruscombe Wood, off Castle End Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7989876572 (welfare.statement.clings)    Nearest Postcode: RG10 9XH    Risk Assessment

Directions: Suggested parking is at Ruscombe Church (St. James the Great) from where site is approximately 200m along Church Lane.

Next activity at this site is on 1st June

Econet/Friends of Ruscombe Wood task

Sunday, 5th May

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Dawn Chorus Walk
05:00 - 07:00

Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7256976789 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Details

Next activity at this site is on 5th May

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse event

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7256976789 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Next activity at this site is on 20th May

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Reading Old Cemetery
Regular monthly task
13:30 - 16:00

Meeting Point: Cemetery Arch
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU732731    Nearest Postcode: RG1 3AQ    Risk Assessment

Directions: Please note, it is possible to park within the cemetery. Drive through the arch at Cemetery Junction and follow the roadway through the cemetery. This eventually widens into a parking area.

Next activity at this site is on 2nd June

Econet/Friends of Reading Old Cemetery task

Tuesday, 7th May

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

Next activity at this site is on 8th May

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 8th May

Waterloo Meadows
Path maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

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

Task contact: Dave 07703 309 611

Next activity at this site is on 21st May

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Wednesday, 15th May

McIlroy Park, Tilehurst
Step building
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Park Entrance, Pottery Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678738 (gravy.edgy.races)    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6BW    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the park entrance at the junction of Pottery Road with Norcot Road opposite the Tyler's Rest public house. Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Next activity at this site is on 26th May

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Monday, 20th May

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular mid-month task
10:00 - 12:30

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7256976789 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Next activity at this site is on 2nd June

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Tuesday, 21st May

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

Next activity at this site is on 25th May

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 22nd May

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

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

Directions: The site entrance is off the A340 south of Aldermaston, near Young's Industrial Estate. Follow signs to Top Car Park.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 25th May

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task
12:30 - 15:30

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

Next activity at this site is on 4th June

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Sunday, 26th May

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

Meeting Point: Park Entrance, Pottery Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678738 (gravy.edgy.races)    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6BW    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the park entrance at the junction of Pottery Road with Norcot Road opposite the Tyler's Rest public house. Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Next activity at this site is on 23rd June

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 29th May

Hosehill Lake, Theale
Path maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU649698 (deep.blaze.shade)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4BE    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Parking in the pub car park, site entrance opposite.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 1st June

Ruscombe Wood
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Ruscombe Wood, off Castle End Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7989876572 (welfare.statement.clings)    Nearest Postcode: RG10 9XH    Risk Assessment

Directions: Suggested parking is at Ruscombe Church (St. James the Great) from where site is approximately 200m along Church Lane.

Next activity at this site is on 6th July

Econet/Friends of Ruscombe Wood task

Sunday, 2nd June

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 12:30

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7256976789 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Next activity at this site is on 17th June

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Reading Old Cemetery
Regular monthly task
13:30 - 16:00

Meeting Point: Cemetery Arch
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU732731    Nearest Postcode: RG1 3AQ    Risk Assessment

Directions: Please note, it is possible to park within the cemetery. Drive through the arch at Cemetery Junction and follow the roadway through the cemetery. This eventually widens into a parking area.

Next activity at this site is on 9th June

Econet/Friends of Reading Old Cemetery task

Tuesday, 4th June

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 5th June

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve
Step building and path clearance
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU705710 (zips.dull.fields)    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0RP    Risk Assessment

Directions: The site is located near the Civic Amenity (recycling) site. From Island Road turn right into the lane opposite the Civic Amenity site entrance, we will meet in the parking area just before the bridge.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Sunday, 9th June

Reading Old Cemetery
Wild About Reading event
14:00 - 16:00

Map: Google    Map Ref: SU732731    Nearest Postcode: RG1 3AQ   

Directions: Please note, it is possible to park within the cemetery. Drive through the arch at Cemetery Junction and follow the roadway through the cemetery. This eventually widens into a parking area.

Proposed event, to be confirmed.

Next activity at this site is on 7th July

Econet/Friends of Reading Old Cemetery event

Wednesday, 12th June

Beech Wood, Caversham
Holly removal and dead hedging
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Grove Hill
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU712760 (vine.begins.tunnel)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 8PR    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: From Church Street, Caversham take the Hemdean Road. At junction with Oakley Road/Rotherfield Way (mini roundabout), go right in to Rotherfield Way then immediately left in to Grove Hill. The entrance to the wood is at the top of the hill by the scout 'hut'.

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Monday, 17th June

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular mid-month task
10:00 - 12:30

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU7256976789 (remain.hurt.chief)    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Next activity at this site is on 7th July

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task

Tuesday, 18th June

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

Next activity at this site is on 22nd June

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Wednesday, 19th June

Holly Copse, Bradfield Southend   New Site
Bracken clearance
10:00 - 14:30

Meeting Point: Admoor Lane
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU6017670475 (ballots.eyelashes.young)    Nearest Postcode: RG7 6HT    Risk Assessment

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Saturday, 22nd June

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task - Path and tree clearing
12:30 - 15:30

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

Next activity at this site is on 2nd July

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task

Sunday, 23rd June

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

Meeting Point: Park Entrance, Pottery Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678738 (gravy.edgy.races)    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6BW    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the park entrance at the junction of Pottery Road with Norcot Road opposite the Tyler's Rest public house. Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Next activity at this site is on 28th July

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task

Wednesday, 26th June

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 14:30

Econet/CRoW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 12 April 2024 11:58