Econet Programme - April 2017 Sunday
2nd April Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 3rd May   Reading Old Cemetery   
Flower Power Family Day
11:00 - 15:00

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Minibeast hunts, wildflower pots to take away, arts and crafts, guided walks and more.

Econet/Friends of Cemetery Junction event       Wednesday
5th April Furze Plat, Emmer Green   
Coppicing
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Tradegar Road
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Directions: Furze Plat is located on Tredegar Road, Emmer Green

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 19th April Saturday
8th April Mapledurham Playing Fields   
Irrigating newly planted trees
9:30 - 11:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
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Directions: The community orchard is located near the Chazey Road entrance (which is immediately to the right as you enter Chazey Road from St Peter's Avenue).

*** Task not on usual task day. Evening task.

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Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task      Next task/event at this site is on 16th September Wednesday
12th April Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston   
Brash clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Top Car Park
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Directions: The site entrance is off the A340 south of Aldermaston, near Youngs Industrial Estate. Follow signs to Top Car Park.

*** Proposed task, details to be confirmed.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Saturday
15th April Mapledurham Playing Fields   
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
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*** Task cancelled.

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Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds task      Next task/event at this site is on 16th September Wednesday
19th April Basildon Park (NT)    New Site
Removing ash
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Countryside Yard (Coddesdon Lodge)
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Directions: From Reading on the A329 take next left after main entrance to Basildon Park into Park Wall Lane. After about 0.6 miles turn left through large grey gates into Basildon Park (the Park's main exit signed 'No Entry'!). Take first right and continue until you reach a gravel area.

*** Change to previously advertised information.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 26th April   Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 22nd April Saturday
22nd April Caversham Court   
Bean Pole Day
10:00 - 15:00

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Promoting local woodland products and wildlife friendly gardening.

Econet event      Next task/event at this site is on 9th December   Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 3rd May Sunday
23rd April McIlroy Park, Tilehurst   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
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Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

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Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task      Next task/event at this site is on 28th May Wednesday
26th April Basildon Park (NT)   
Thistle clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Countryside Yard (Coddesdon Lodge)
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Directions: From Reading on the A329 take next left after main entrance to Basildon Park into Park Wall Lane. After about 0.6 miles turn left through large grey gates into Basildon Park (the Park's main exit signed 'No Entry'!). Take first right and continue until you reach a gravel area.

*** Change to previously advertised information.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Econet Programme - May 2017 Wednesday
3rd May Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Brash clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task      Next task/event at this site is on 7th May   Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task - Tree care
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 17th May Sunday
7th May Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Dawn Chorus Walk
4:30 - 7:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse event      Next task/event at this site is on 7th May   Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 4th June Wednesday
10th May Rushall Farm, Bradfield   
Woodland management
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
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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.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Wednesday
17th May Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield   
Replacing pond liner
10:00 - 15:00

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

*** No transport from Prospect Park for this task.

Wellies recommended.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 20th May Saturday
20th May Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task - Wildflower planting
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 31st May Wednesday
24th May Barefoot's Copse, Tilehurst   
Woodland maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Vicarage Wood Way
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Directions: Small parking area by No 14 is next to entrance to Copse.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Sunday
28th May McIlroy Park, Tilehurst   
Regular monthly task - Bracken pulling
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
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Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

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Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task      Next task/event at this site is on 25th June Wednesday
31st May Brookfields School, Tilehurst   
Wildlife area maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Sage Road
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Directions: Meet at the school entrance in Sage Road, off Knowlsey Road. Please park outside the school.

Task originally planned for 26th April.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 14th June Econet Programme - June 2017 Sunday
4th June Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 17th June Wednesday
7th June The Holies (NT), Streatley   
Ragwort and thistle pulling
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Linden Cottage
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Directions: From Reading the meeting point is on the left of the A329, about half a mile after Hook End Lane and before the crossroads at Streatley. (Site entrance next to Linden Cottage holiday accommodation.)

Note: Site to be confirmed.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Wednesday
14th June Task to be arranged   
10:00 - 15:00

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 17th June Saturday
17th June Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task - Path and tree clearing
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 28th June   Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Oakfest
14:00 - 17:00

Location: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
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*** Proposed event, details to be confirmed.

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse event      Next task/event at this site is on 2nd July Wednesday
21st June Omer's Gully, Burghfield Common   
Path clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Hunters Hill
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Directions: Coming from Reading on the Reading Road, turn right at traffic lights into Hollybush Lane, 3rd right into Abbot's Road, 2nd right into Woodman's Lane/Clayhill Road and 2nd left into Omar's Rise. Continue along Omar's Rise which eventually bears left down onto Hunters Hill.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Sunday
25th June McIlroy Park, Tilehurst   
Regular monthly task - Bracken pulling
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
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Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

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Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task      Next task/event at this site is on 23rd July Wednesday
28th June Task to be arranged   
10:00 - 15:00

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 12th July Econet Programme - July 2017 Sunday
2nd July Clayfield Copse, Caversham   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
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Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse task      Next task/event at this site is on 6th August Wednesday
5th July Task to be arranged   
10:00 - 15:00

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Wednesday
12th July Bugs Bottom, Gravel Hill, Emmer Green   
Ragwort pulling
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Shipnell's Farm, Gravel Hill
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Directions: Access Gravel Hill from Highdown Hill Road, meet at the barrier by Shipnells Farm. (Bugs Bottom is also known as Hemdean Bottom).

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task - Tree care
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 22nd July Wednesday
19th July Lough Down (NT), Streatley   
Ragwort and thistle pulling
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Lardon Chase Car Park
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Directions: Car park is located on the right of the B4009 shortly after leaving the A329 at Streatley.

Note: Site to be confirmed.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task       Saturday
22nd July Waterloo Meadows   
Regular monthly task - Haymaking (Meadow area)
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 26th July Sunday
23rd July McIlroy Park, Tilehurst   
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
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Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. Note: Do not use the Tyler's Rest car park as you will be charged.

Please call Chris on (0118) 941 7818 if you intend joining this task so we can insure there are sufficient tools and if you are unfamiliar with the site, arrange for you to be met.

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Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park task      Next task/event at this site is on 24th September Wednesday
26th July Sheepdrove Organic Farm, Lambourn   
Task to be advised
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre (Warren Farm)
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Directions: For details please visit Sheepdrove directions.

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Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) task         Waterloo Meadows   
Evening task - Haymaking
18:30 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
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Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows task      Next task/event at this site is on 9th August Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 25 April 2017