Events Calendar





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Please note, all our tasks and events are open to non-members unless it specifically states otherwise, although we do ask that anyone who tries our weekly tasks and decides to become a “regular” joins the Society


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Tue-26-Sep 10.00 am Elm Farm. Organic Research Centre, Hamstead Marshall. SU414 654.

Coppicing and thinning along the stream. Parking on opposite side of the road from the main building in track leading to barns.


Tue-03-Oct 10.00 am Winterbourne Woods SU447 717. Coppicing and other woodland management tasks  Park in the entrance to the wood.

   

Tue-10-Oct 10.00 am The Malt House, West Woodhay. SU395 637. Coppicing hazel stools to encourage regeneration. If you wish to enjoy the lunch provided for us at The Malt House, please confirm your attendance to tonyjmcdonald@btinternet.com by the end of the day on 5th October. If you miss the deadline please bring your own lunch.

   

Sat-14-Oct 10.30 am - 1.00 pm Bucklebury Common, heathland management Join the Bucklebury Heathland Group to help maintain this important heathland habitat. Meet at Angels Corner SU 550 688

   

Tue-17-Oct 10.00 am Cleeve Water Meadow, Garden Cottage, Streatley, SU593 812.

Ongoing maintenance of this important Thames side water meadow. Park in the recreation ground car park at the top of Cleeve Court Road.

   

Tue-24-Oct 10.00 am Bucklebury Common Heathland management. Cutting silver birch and Scots pine saplings. Hopefully a bonfire. Parking at Angels Corner SU550 688

   

Tue-31-Oct 10.00 am Decoy Heath BBOWT site near Aldermaston SU613 634 Heathland habitat maintenance. Reserve car park opposite Allport factory   

   

Tue-07-Nov 10.00 am Kent's Down Farm, Cox's Lane, Midgham SU547 676 Variety of tasks on this wildlife site. Parking in the driveway of Kent’s Down farm. Space is limited so do please car share if possible.

   

Sun-12-Nov 10.30 am - 1.00 pm  Bucklebury Common, heathland management Join the Bucklebury Heathland Group to help maintain this important heathland habitat. Meet at Angels Corner SU 550 688

   

Tue-14-Nov 10.00 am Furze Hill, Hermitage SU511 739 Woodland and butterfly habitat management on this parish wildlife site. Parking at new village hall - through double gates off Pinewood Crescent

   

Tue-21-Nov 10.00 am Boxford Water Meadow Site #1 Westbrook, Boxford SU426 717 Scrub and vegetation clearance on this SSSI. Parking in access track off Westbrook

   

Tue-28-Nov 10.00 am Bucklebury Common Heathland management. Cutting silver birch and Scots pine saplings. Hopefully a bonfire. Parking at Angels Corner SU550 688   

    

   

Tue-05-Dec 10.00 am Grove Pit Common, Leckhampstead, SU440 777 Coppicing, felling and scrub clearance on this parish wildlife site. Access the common via the track which leaves the B4494 west at Cotswold Farm. Please leave your vehicles at the bottom of the track and walk up to the common. Vehicles carrying tools and refreshments please drive directly to the task site.

   

Sat-9-Dec 10.30 am - 1.00 pm Bucklebury Common, heathland management Join the Bucklebury Heathland Group to help maintain this important heathland habitat. Meet at Angels Corner SU 550 688

   

Tue-12-Dec 10.00 am Boxford Water Meadow Site #2 Westbrook, Boxford SU426 717 Scrub and vegetation clearance on this SSSI. Parking in access track off Westbrook

   

Tue-19-Dec No Task – day off

   

Wed-27-Dec 10.00 am Padworth Common SU619 647 Joint task with CROW with bonfire and baked potatoes. Park on Padworth Common SU619 647


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