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An Introduction
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Econet
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CRoW
(Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

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Friends of Clayfield Copse
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Friends of Mapledurham Playing Fields
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Friends of McIlroy Park
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Friends of Reading Old Cemetery
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Friends of Waterloo Meadows
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Reading Urban Wildlife
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Last updated 23rd September 2021

Saturday, 11th September 2021
Bat Evening ~ Clayfield Copse, Caversham

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Wednesday, 8th September 2021
Ragwort and thistle removal and path clearance ~ Basildon Park (NT)

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Coming week's activities

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Wednesday

1st September 2021

Dinton Pastures Country Park

Scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

5th September 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

5th September 2021 to
3rd October 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Natural Regeneration - a self-guided walk

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Wednesday

8th September 2021

Basildon Park (NT)

Path clearance plus ragwort and thistle removal
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

8th September 2021

Waterloo Meadows

Evening task
18:45 - 20:30

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Friday

10th September 2021

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Saturday

11th September 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Bat Evening
19:15 - 21:00

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Wednesday

15th September 2021

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

18th September 2021

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task - Bird and bat box maintenance
12:00 - 15:00

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Wednesday

22nd September 2021

Greys Court (NT)

Fence removal
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

24th September 2021

The Cowsey
Whitley

Path clearance and glade creation
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

26th September 2021

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

29th September 2021

Waterloo Meadows

Creating scrapes for wildflower sowing
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

3rd October 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

6th October 2021

Basildon Park (NT)

Task to be agreed
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

13th October 2021

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

16th October 2021

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Wednesday

20th October 2021

Dinton Pastures Country Park

Scrub clearance
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

23rd October 2021

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task - Bramble clearance/small meadow cut
12:00 - 15:00

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Sunday

24th October 2021

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

27th October 2021

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

3rd November 2021

Ruscombe Church

Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

7th November 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

10th November 2021

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

17th November 2021

Five a Day Market Garden
Englefield

Replace raised bed
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

20th November 2021

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Saturday

20th November 2021

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task - Hedgelaying
12:00 - 15:00

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Wednesday

24th November 2021

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

28th November 2021

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

1st December 2021

Nores Hill Wood
Shinfield

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Friday

3rd December 2021

Site to be advised

Christmas Tree Harvest
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

4th December 2021

Caversham Court

Christmas Sale
09:30 - 13:30

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Sunday

5th December 2021

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

8th December 2021

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

15th December 2021

Paices Wood Country Park
Aldermaston

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

18th December 2021

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Wednesday

22nd December 2021

Rushall Farm
Bradfield

Woodland management
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

29th December 2021

Rushall Farm
Bradfield

Woodland management
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

2nd January 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

5th January 2022

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve

Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

12th January 2022

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

15th January 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Saturday

22nd January 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

23rd January 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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No new activities planned for this period

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Wednesday

2nd February 2022

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve

Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

6th February 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

9th February 2022

Highwood Nature Reserve
Woodley

Heathland restoration
10:00 - 14:30

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Wednesday

16th February 2022

Nores Hill Wood
Shinfield

Coppicing
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

19th February 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Saturday

19th February 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

27th February 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

2nd March 2022

Fobney Island Wetland Nature Reserve

Hedgelaying
10:00 - 14:30

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Sunday

6th March 2022

Clayfield Copse
Caversham

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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Wednesday

9th March 2022

Watermill Court
Woolhampton

Pond maintenance
10:00 - 14:30

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Saturday

12th March 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Site clean up
10:00 - 13:00

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Sunday

13th March 2022

Waterloo Meadows

Site clean up
10:00 - 13:00

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Saturday

19th March 2022

Mapledurham Playing Fields

Regular monthly task
09:30 - 13:00

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Sunday

27th March 2022

McIlroy Park
Tilehurst

Regular monthly task
10:00 - 13:00

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See Programme for details.

Natural
Regeneration

From ploughed field to woodland
A self-guided walk
Clayfield Copse
Caversham Park Road, Caversham
RG4 6AA

Sunday
5th September 2021

to
Sunday
3rd October 2021

A walk through the regenerating fields at Clayfield showing what has happened over the last 20 years and some of the reasons why.

Walk Guide


The walk starts in the Car Park, Caversham Park Road, from where it is signed.

Please wear appropriate clothing and in particular suitable footwear, the paths are uneven and can be slippery especially after rain.

Natural
Regeneration

From ploughed field to woodland
A self-guided walk
Clayfield Copse
Caversham Park Road, Caversham
RG4 6AA

Sunday
5th September 2021

to
Sunday
3rd October 2021

A walk through the regenerating fields at Clayfield showing what has happened over the last 20 years and some of the reasons why.

Walk Guide


The walk starts in the Car Park, Caversham Park Road, from where it is signed.

Please wear appropriate clothing and in particular suitable footwear, the paths are uneven and can be slippery especially after rain.

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