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Programme: March 2019 - April 2019

March 2019

Sunday, 3rd March

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 7th April

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 6th March

Little Hidden Farm, Hungerford   New Site
Scrub management
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Farm Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU351711    Nearest Postcode: RG17 0PN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Farm located off the A338 between the M4 (Junction 14) and Hungerford about 300 yards on the Hungerford side of the Hungerford Newtown crossroads. Further information can be found on the Contact page of the farm website.

The task will be maintaining butterfly habitat in particular that of the threatened Duke of Burgundy.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 9th March

Waterloo Meadows
Site clean up
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Task not on usual task day.

Continues tomorrow.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 10th March

Waterloo Meadows
Site clean up
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Task not on usual task day.

Continuation of yesterday's task.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 13th March

Lavell's Lake, Hurst
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Sandford Lane Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU786726    Nearest Postcode: RG10 0SU    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is opposite the entrance to the Activity Centre.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 16th March

Mapledurham Playing Fields
Regular monthly task
9:30 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Community Orchard
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU700755    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7DS    Site Information    Risk Assessment

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).

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 21st September

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds activity

Wednesday, 20th March

Ruscombe's Ponds, New Road Pond
Pond maintenance
10:00 - 13:30

Meeting Point: New Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU796764    Nearest Postcode: RG10 9LL    Risk Assessment

Directions: Pond on New Road about 100m on right from junction with Ruscombe Lane (B3024) almost opposite Northbury Avenue. Suggested parking at top of Northbury Avenue (postcode RG10 9LG).

Change to usual task time.Wellies recommended.

After lunch we may move to the pond at the junction of Castle End Road and the Waltham Road (not that specified in the weekly email - sorry about the error).

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 24th March

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

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. 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.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 28th April

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 27th March

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Scrub management
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Top Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU586638    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 Top Car Park.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Friday, 29th March

Lavell's Lake, Hurst
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Sandford Lane Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU786726    Nearest Postcode: RG10 0SU    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is opposite the entrance to the Activity Centre.

Task not on usual task day. Morning only task.

A morning only task to complete the laying of the section of hedge on which we have been working this winter.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: April 2019

April 2019

Wednesday, 3rd April

Lousehill Copse, Tilehurst
Coppicing
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Tay Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU682733    Nearest Postcode: RG30 4DH    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet on Tay Road near junction with Spey Road.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 13th April

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Sunday, 7th April

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Caversham Park Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU725767    Nearest Postcode: RG4 6AA    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 5th May

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 10th April

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 13th April

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

Map: Google    Map Ref: SU710748    Nearest Postcode: RG4 7AD    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Promoting local woodland products and wildlife friendly gardening.

Next task/event at this site is on 7th December

Econet activity

Waterloo Meadows
Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Task not on usual task day.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 17th April

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 17th April

Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Woodland management
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Black Barn, Rushall Manor Farm
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU583723     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.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Waterloo Meadows
Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

Meeting Point: Katesgrove Children's Centre
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU714722    Nearest Postcode: RG2 0BN    Site Information    Risk Assessment

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 1st May

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 24th April

Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield
Garden maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: The Street, Englefield
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU625719    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.

Main task will be to rebuild a raised bed.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 28th April

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

Meeting Point: "The Bench"
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU678742    Nearest Postcode: RG30 6XJ    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the bench overlooking Thirlmere Avenue towards the centre of the grassland area. 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.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 26th May

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 20 March 2019 20:08