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CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

CROW was founded in 1986. Tasks every Wednesday throughout the year ranging from hedgelaying and coppicing to scrub clearance and invasive species control at sites in and around Reading, from Dinton Pastures to the east to Paices Wood in the west and including many of Reading's open spaces such as Clayfield Copse in Caversham and Blundells Copse in Tilehurst. Please visit our Programme for further details.

Protected coppice stools

Contact: John Lerpiniere (0118) 375 1756



Future Tasks and Events

Unless stated otherwise tasks are from 10:00 until 15:00. Meet on site or at the Car Park, Prospect Park at 9:30. Transport may be available from Prospect Park but please check as space is limited. Full details of current tasks can be found in our Programme.


Wednesday, 5th July
Decoy Heath, Silchester
Path clearance

Wednesday, 12th July
Bugs Bottom, Gravel Hill, Emmer Green
Ragwort pulling

Wednesday, 19th July
Lough Down (NT), Streatley
Ragwort and thistle pulling

Wednesday, 26th July
Sheepdrove Organic Farm, Lambourn
Scrub clearance and scalloping

Wednesday, 2nd August
Padworth Common
Bracken bashing

Wednesday, 9th August
Task to be arranged

Wednesday, 16th August
Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Scrub clearance

Wednesday, 23rd August
Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Woodland management

Wednesday, 30th August
Hosehill Nature Reserve, Theale
Path construction

Wednesday, 6th September
Task to be arranged

Wednesday, 13th September
Hosehill Nature Reserve, Theale
Meadow raking

Wednesday, 20th September
Rushall Farm, Bradfield
Woodland management

Wednesday, 27th September
Ruscombe Pond, Ruscombe
Pollarding willow

No activities currently planned.

Last Updated: 17 July 2017 14:26