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Events that you may have not received
Wed 9 September 2020

Hi everyone. This is the composite of recent events put onto the GREN website that may or may not have got through first time. IF you DIDN’T receive all of these first time around, could you make gren.org.uk a safe source on your spam checking email thingy?

16 Sept. Putting Peregrines on the Berkshire Map

16-Sep-2020 7:00 PM - 16-Sep-2020 8:00 PM

ken White's  talk will include: - Peregrine records in West Berkshire, and the neighbouring areas.  - The 'Eureka moment' when a pair of Peregrines - at last - arrive in Newbury at the start of the breeding season!  - How the British weather wreaks havoc for them in 2019 and there was no winter wandering with these Peregrines. - How the 2020 lockdown and Mediterranean weather has led to success.  - Historic fledging of juvenile Peregrines for Newbury

Book - Please register for the talk, this is how the joining link will be distributed - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/putting-peregrines-on-the-berkshire-map-tickets-116902804435

18 Sept. UN Sustainable Development Goals: A global ethical action plan’

18-Sep-2020 1:00 PM - 18-Sep-2020 1:45 PM

This webinar is being run by Ethical Reading. See link for details.

Speaker Steve Kenzie is the Executive Director of the UN Global Compact Network UK; a position he has held since 2007. The Global Compact is the UN’s corporate sustainability initiative.

WebLink: https://www.ethicalreading.org.uk/event/webinar-un-sustainable-development-goals-a-global-ethical-action-plan/

19 Sept Hidden Nature in Plain Sight: Reading’s Heritage Trees

19-Sep-2020 2:00 PM - 19-Sep-2020 4:00 PM

Location: St Mary's churchyard

Join us on a guided walk right in the centre of older Reading, led by popular and knowledgeable tree experts, passing through St Mary's churchyard and Forbury Gardens, looking at magnificent, rare, historic and quirky specimen trees with a story.

2 walks at 14.00 and 14.30, please book online as places will be limited 

WebLink: https://whatsonreading.com/venues/reading-uk/whats-on/hidden-nature-plain-sight-readings-heritage-trees

30 Sept The Campaign for Clean Air - FoE on-line talk

30-Sep-2020 7:00 PM - 30-Sep-2020 7:45 PM

Friends of the Earth staff expert Jenny Bates will explain why it’s a huge health issue and how we can campaign for a planet with clean air.

Pre-register on-line

WebLink: https://act.friendsoftheearth.uk/act/how-save-planet-live-talks

 

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you may not have got these
Tue 8 September 2020

Apologies to all

a lot of events and news items were posted at around the same time a couple of days ago and an enormous number did not get through and bounced back. Some people got all six, some one or two.

this is a summary of the two news items and a further  post will cover 4 events. Everything is on the gren website

1.FoE newsletter

Reading FoE latest newsletter is on-line on the link ... see more about resumption of our regular meetings, local transport issues, housing proposals in Caversham etc.

Please also note up-coming opportunities to give on-line presentations to Reading Town Meal (now probably 28th September), Reading International Festival (mid October to mid November), and the new Reading Climate Festival (late November). Your ideas and involvement in all these would be welcome.

WebLink: http://www.readingfoe.org.uk/Documents/Newsletter/readingfoe_news_sep_20.pdf

2. Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days 12th-20th September are in person and online this year, but forget looking for the usual printed map.

 All events taking part in Reading will be listed on  www.whatsonreading.com, Reading’s arts, culture and heritage listings website from early September. Many of the digital events in Reading will be streamed through www.readingculturelive.co.uk, a streaming site for art, culture and heritage events in Reading

The secondary focus is "Hidden Nature" and these are also on the whatson website.


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Reading FoE Newsletter
Sat 5 September 2020
Reading FoE latest newsletter is on-line on the link ... see more about resumption of our regular meetings, local transport issues, housing proposals in Caversham etc.
Please also note up-coming opportunities to give on-line presentations to Reading Town Meal (now probably 28th September), Reading International Festival (mid October to mid November), and the new Reading Climate Festival (late November). Your ideas and involvement in all these would be welcome.
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