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Programme: November 2018 - March 2019

November 2018

Sunday, 4th November

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task - Clearance with bonfire
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 2nd December

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 7th November

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Scrub clearance
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 Youngs Industrial Estate. Follow signs to Top Car Park.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 14th November

Decoy Heath, Silchester
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU613634    Nearest Postcode: RG7 2PF    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Travelling west from Padworth Common, after half mile turn left at roundabout to The Soke. After 200m, immediately before bend, turn right into car park.

Wellies recommended.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 17th November

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 15th December

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds activity

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

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

Change to previously advertised information.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 19th January

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 21st November

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

Sunday, 25th November

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 27th January

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 28th November

Paices Wood Country Park, Aldermaston
Felling and burning
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 Youngs Industrial Estate. Follow signs to Top Car Park.

We'll continue creating the bay at the edge of an area of willow which we started on our last visit to improve the area's diversity.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: December 2018 - March 2019

December 2018

Sunday, 2nd December

Clayfield Copse, Caversham
Regular monthly task - Tree Walk
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

Identifying trees in winter from the buds, bark and canopy structure.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 6th January

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 5th December

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

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Friday, 7th December

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

Task not on usual task day. Change to usual task time.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 8th December

Caversham Court
Christmas Tree Sale
9:30 - 13:30

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

Econet activity

Wednesday, 12th December

Wolf Conservation Trust, Beenham
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU589692    Nearest Postcode: RG7 5ND    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Road leading to site is signed 'Butlers Farm'.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 15th December

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 19th January

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds activity

Wednesday, 19th December

Hosehill Lake, Theale
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU650697     Nearest Postcode: RG7 4BE    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site entrance opposite the Fox and Hounds public house. Parking in the pub car park.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 30th January

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Thursday, 27th December

Padworth Common
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU619647    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4JB    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

Task not on usual task day. Wellies recommended.

We will joined for this task by members of the West Berkshire Countryside Society.

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 16th January

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: January 2019 - March 2019

January 2019

Wednesday, 2nd January

Kings Meadow
Willow harvest
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Napier Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU723738    Nearest Postcode: RG1 8AB    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at site entrance off Napier Road (the road leading to Tesco's) next to the 'blue' apartments.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 6th January

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 3rd February

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Wednesday, 9th January

Wolf Conservation Trust, Beenham
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU589692    Nearest Postcode: RG7 5ND    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Road leading to site is signed 'Butlers Farm'.

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 16th January

Padworth Common
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park, Rectory Road
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU619647    Nearest Postcode: RG7 4JB    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Car park is off Rectory Road near junction with Baughurst Road and Reading Road

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 19th January

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 16th February

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds 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

General Information and Contacts

Next task/event at this site is on 16th February

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 23rd January

Orchid Field, Wargrave   New Site
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Maps:             Map Ref:             Nearest Postcode:            

Site details pending.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 27th January

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 24th February

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 30th January

Hosehill Lake, Theale
Scrub clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Fox and Hounds Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU650697     Nearest Postcode: RG7 4BE    Site Information    LNR    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site entrance opposite the Fox and Hounds public house. Parking in the pub car park.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: February 2019 - March 2019

February 2019

Sunday, 3rd February

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 3rd March

Econet/Friends of Clayfield Copse activity

Monday, 4th February

Reading Council Offices, Prospect Park
Econet Meeting
19:30 - 21:30

Agenda

Wednesday, 6th February

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Wednesday, 13th February

Wokefield Common
Birch clearance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU653661    Nearest Postcode: RG7 3FL    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Meet at the site car park in Goring Lane near the junction with Hollybush Lane.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Saturday, 16th February

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

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds 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

General Information and Contacts

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

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 20th February

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Sunday, 24th February

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 24th March

Econet/Friends of McIlroy Park activity

Wednesday, 27th February

Wolf Conservation Trust, Beenham
Hedgelaying
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: Car Park
Map: Google    Map Ref: SU589692    Nearest Postcode: RG7 5ND    Site Information    Risk Assessment

Directions: Road leading to site is signed 'Butlers Farm'.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Programme: March 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 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

Proposed task, details to be confirmed.

General Information and Contacts

Econet/Friends of Waterloo Meadows activity

Wednesday, 13th March

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

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 20th April

Econet/Friends of Mapledurham Playing Felds activity

Wednesday, 20th March

Ruscombe's Ponds
Pond maintenance
10:00 - 15:00

Meeting Point: New Road Pond
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) and Stanlake Lane almost opposite Northbury Avenue. Suggested parking at top of Northbury Avenue (postcode RG10 9LG).

Proposed task, details to be confirmed.

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

Task to be arranged
10:00 - 15:00

Econet/CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) activity

Our programme for the coming weeks will be published shortly.

Last Updated: 16 November 2018 12:30