Event Diary

 

 

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Tue-21-May 10.00 am Rushall Manor Farm, off Back Lane, Bradfield.  Woodland management. Meet at the Black Barn off Back Lane between Stanford Dingley and Bradfield. SU584 723 Please note the task description in Upstream is incorrect, we shall not be coppicing.

                                               

Tue-28-May 10.00 am Elm Farm. Organic Research Centre, Kintbury. Scrub bashing and clearing in the Donkey field. Parking on opposite side of the road from the main building in track leading to barns. SU414 654.

                                               

Tue-28-May 7.00 pm for 7.30 pm. The Annual General Meeting of the West Berkshire Countryside Society. The AGM will take place in the Oak Room, Upper Bucklebury Memorial Hall RG7 6QH.

 

Tue-04-Jun 10.00 am Hosehill lake, Sheffield Bottom, Theale.  Working with BBOWT to carry out footpath refurbishment on the path round this delightful lake SU650 699. Park  in the car park of the Fox and Hounds pub by kind permission of the landlady. SU650 699 and RG7 4BE                                             

Tue-11-Jun 10.00 am Grimsbury Castle, #1 Hermitage. Clearing invasive rhododendron from this ancient hill fort. Parking near the Estate house at the castle - by the interpretation board.  SU511 723

                                               

Tue-18-Jun 10.00 am Grimsbury Castle, #2 Hermitage. Clearing invasive rhododendron from this ancient hill fort. Parking near the Estate house at the castle - by the interpretation board.  SU511 723

 

Wed-19-Jun 8.30pm - 10.00pm  Bucklebury Common – Nightjars and glow worms at dusk SU 550 688 Tim Culley leads an evening walk looking at heathland restoration and some of the specialized wildlife associated with this habitat. Meet at Angel's Corner, by the Scout Hut on Bucklebury Common at 8.30pm.  Grid ref: SU 550 688.                                           

 

Tue-25-Jun 10.00 am Kings Copse Bradfield Southend.  Bracken bashing on this SSSI. Park opposite the bungalow just before King’s Copse House. Accessed via Jennets Hill SU579 707