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Mon 1 May 2017 12:00 AM - Thu 1 June 2017 12:00 AM
Econet Wildlife Conservation Activities for May

Wednesday, 3rd May   10:00 - 15:00 
Clayfield Copse, Caversham ~ Brash clearance 
CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

Wednesday, 3rd May   18:30 - 20:30 
Waterloo Meadows ~ Evening task - Tree care 
Friends of Waterloo Meadows

Sunday, 7th May   4:30 - 7:00 
Clayfield Copse, Caversham ~ Dawn Chorus Walk 
Friends of Clayfield Copse

Sunday, 7th May   10:00 - 13:00 
Clayfield Copse, Caversham ~ Regular monthly task 
Friends of Clayfield Copse

Wednesday, 10th May   10:00 - 15:00 
Rushall Farm, Bradfield ~ Woodland management 
CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

Wednesday, 17th May   10:00 - 15:00 
Five a Day Market Garden, Englefield ~ Replacing pond liner 
CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

Wednesday, 17th May   18:30 - 20:30 
Waterloo Meadows ~ Evening task 
Friends of Waterloo Meadows

Saturday, 20th May   10:00 - 13:00 
Waterloo Meadows ~ Regular monthly task - Wildflower planting 
Friends of Waterloo Meadows

Wednesday, 24th May   10:00 - 15:00 
Barefoot's Copse, Tilehurst ~ Woodland maintenance 
CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

Sunday, 28th May   10:00 - 13:00 
McIlroy Park, Tilehurst ~ Regular monthly task - Bracken pulling 
Friends of McIlroy Park

Wednesday, 31st May   10:00 - 15:00 
Brookfields School, Tilehurst ~ Wildlife area maintenance 
CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays)

Wednesday, 31st May   18:30 - 20:30 
Waterloo Meadows ~ Evening task 
Friends of Waterloo Meadows
 

Tasks may change, please visit the Econet website at www.econetreading.org.uk/programme for full details including latest updates, times and contact information

Econet Conservation Volunteers 
  CROW (Conserve Reading on Wednesdays) 
  Friends of Cemetery Junction 
  Friends of Clayfield Copse 
  Friends of Mapledurham Playing Fields 
  Friends of McIlroy Park 
  Friends of Waterloo Meadows 

We have been providing opportunities to participate in the care of Reading's green spaces for 30 years.

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Tue 23 May 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Dynamic Decision Making for Groups
Braziers Park, Ipsden, Nr Wallingford OX10 6AN

A last minute opportunity to join this session tomorrow with Robin Clayfield, renowned permaculture and community teacher and eco-village resident from Crystal Waters in Australia.

If you are ever involved in group decision making this workshop could revolutionise your methods, results and group relations.

Offered free of charge - donations accepted - Bring your own lunch or book lunch at Braziers - 3 tier rate according to income starts at £5 - refreshments for donations. Booking essential - LIMITED PLACES  courses@braziers.org.uk  01491 680221

Bus X39 or X40 from stand SB Reading Station (approx 30 mins) 
http://www.braziers.org.uk/contact-us/how-to-find-us/

 

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Tue 23 May 2017 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Dynamic Decision Making for Groups
Braziers Park, Ipsden, Nr Wallingford OX10 6AN

A last minute opportunity to join this session tomorrow with Robin Clayfield, renowned permaculture and community teacher and eco-village resident from Crystal Waters in Australia.

If you are ever involved in group decision making this workshop could revolutionise your methods, results and group relations.

Offered free of charge - donations accepted - Bring your own lunch or book lunch at Braziers - 3 tier rate according to income starts at £5 - refreshments for donations. Booking essential - LIMITED PLACES  courses@braziers.org.uk  01491 680221

Bus X39 or X40 from stand SB Reading Station (approx 30 mins) 
http://www.braziers.org.uk/contact-us/how-to-find-us/

 

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Wed 24 May 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Keith Taylor MEP: Brexit and the Nuclear Industry
RISC Centre, 35 - 39 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS

Keith Taylor,  Green MEP for the South of England, will be talking and answering questions about how changes to legislation resulting from Brexit may influence nuclear safety standards and collaboration with Europe, with special reference to Reading's local nuclear sites - the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston and Burghfield.

7-9 pm, Wednesday 24 May.

RISC Centre, 35-39 London St, Reading RG1 4PS

All Welcome - Admission Free

Organised by Nuclear Awareness Group

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Thu 25 May 2017 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Climate Change: The Opportunity
RISC Main Hall, 35-39 London St, RG1 4PS


Come along to a talk on Thursday 25th May at 7.30pm in the Main Hall at RISC entitled "Climate Change: The Opportunity" where Dr Robert Hutchison, founder of Winchester Action on Climate Change, will talk about what we as citizens can do in response to the crisis facing our planet. The talk will be followed by a chance for questions and discussion.

Free event, donations welcome.

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Sat 27 May 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
risc roof garden summer events: 27 May 2017
RISC 35-39 London St RG1 4PS

Come and visit our award-winning sustainable roof garden: 185 species, low maintenance, multi-use perennial planting, edible forest, water harvesting, hard landscaping with renewable/recycled/reused materials. £3:50

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Wed 14 June 2017 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Reading FoE June Meeting and Newsletter
Room 1 at RISC

Reading FoE June meeting will be on Wednesday 14th June - we expect to discuss the revision of Reading Climate Change Partnership's Climate Change Strategy.

Our latest newsletter is on the link - it's not too late to respond to consultations on Heathrow Expansion and the Reading Local Plan!

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Wed 4 April 2018 12:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Reading Green Drinks
The Global Café, RISC, London Street, Reading RG1 4PS

If you work in the green or ethical sector or just have a passion for those issues, Green Drinks is for you.

Come along to the Global Café on Tuesday 4 April from 6.30 to 8.30pm to meet like-minded people for a chat over a drink or two.

There’s no need to book - just turn up on the evening. But if you’d like to sign up for monthly meeting reminders, email the local co-ordinator, Kathryn McCann, at .

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