Fobney Island Nature Reserve, Reading

3.9
#6 of 7 in Wildlife in Reading
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
While Fobney Island Nature Reserve is owned and managed by Reading Borough Council, much its ongoing maintenance is carried out by volunteers.

The 'Friends of Fobney Island' carry out a wide range of tasks including:

- vegetation management

- litter picking

- ecological survey work

- planting

- reporting issues or concerns

If you would like to become a member of the 'Friends of Fobney Island'. Please call Reading Borough Council Parks department on 0118 9372725 or post a message on this page.

The nature reserve can be found to the south of Fobney Lock here: http://goo.gl/maps/SvYzN
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  • The walk is still as nice as it always has been, but I wanted to give an update with regards the covid situation. There are people still using the canal path: dog walkers, walkers, runners and...  more »
  • In the quiet green Fields of Reading, West of the A33 Tarmac Artery, are the floodplains of the River Kennet, and close by the Metro Waste Dump is the Fobney Island Nature Reserve. Accessible by car.....  more »
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