Event Diary

 

 

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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

                                                                                                                                     

                                            

                                               

Tue-17-Jul 10.00 am Winterbourne Woods, SU447 717

Bracken clearing. Park in the entrance to the wood.

                                               

Tue-24-Jul 10.00 am Ashampstead Common, RG8 8QJ   SU587 751

Raking previously cut grass in woodland glades. Meet at car park RG8 8QJ

                                               

Tue-31-Jul 10.00 am The Malt House, West Woodhay. SU395 637.

Protecting previously coppiced hazel stools. If you wish to enjoy the delicious lunch provided by The Malt House, then please confirm your attendance to tonyjmcdonald@btinternet.com by lunchtime Thursday 26th July

 

Tue-07-Aug 10.00 am Furze Hill, Hermitage. SU 511 739.

Butterfly meadow cutting and clearing grass. Parking in the new village hall car park

                                               

Tue-14-Aug 10.00 am Rushall Manor Farm, off Back Lane, Bradfield SU584 723

Woodland management, coppicing and ride widening. Meet at the Black Barn off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield. 

                                               

Tue-21-Aug 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.

                                               

Tue-28-Aug 10.00 am Wychwood BBQ & Tools check RG18 9TD Parking details to be confirmed.

 

Tue-04-Sep 10.00 am Rushall Manor Farm, off Back Lane, Bradfield SU584 723

Woodland management, coppicing and ride widening. Meet at the Black Barn off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield. 

                                               

Tue-11-Sep 10.00 am Winterbourne Woods, SU447 717

Cutting and clearing grass on Primrose ridge. Park in the entrance to the wood.

                                               

Sun-16-Sep 2.00 pm ‘World War 2 at Haw Farm' 

Join Dick Greenaway for a short 1¼ miles or 2km walk to look at some of the WW2 remains and to explore the wartime history of this important airfield near Hampstead Norreys on the B4009. Meet at the modern entrance to Haw Farm. SU549 768  RG18 0TP.

 

Tue-18-Sep 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-25-Sep 10.00 am Elm Farm. Organic Research Centre, Kintbury.SU414 654.

Coppicing and brash clearance in dormouse hedge. Parking on opposite side of the road from the main building in track leading to barns.

                                      

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