Holt Copse & Joel Park

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Holt Copse & Joel Park is a local nature reserve and park in Wokingham, Berkshire, England.[1] The nature reserve is owned by Wokingham Borough Council and also managed by the council in conjunction with the Holt Copse Conservation Volunteers.[2]

Geography and site[edit]

The total area is 23 acres (9.3 ha) in size, with the nature reserve being 5.2 hectares (13 acres) of this area.[1][3] Holt Copse is an ancient semi-natural woodland.[4] The copse itself is 2.7 hectares (6.7 acres) in area.[4]

Holt Copse lies on the geological change from Bagshot beds to London Clay.[4]

History[edit]

In 2002 the site was declared as a local nature reserve by Wokingham Borough Council.[2]

Fauna[edit]

The site has the following fauna:[2][5]

Mammals[edit]

Invertebrates[edit]

Flora[edit]

The site has the following flora:[4][3][6]

Trees[edit]

Plants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Magic Map Application". Magic.defra.gov.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  2. ^ a b c "Natural England - Special Sites". Lnr.naturalengland.org.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  3. ^ a b "Wokingham Town Council | Parks". Wokingham-tc.gov.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  4. ^ a b c d "Holt Copse - Holt Copse Conservation Volunteers". Hccv.weebly.com. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  5. ^ "Holt Copse – Wokingham in Bloom". Wokinghaminbloom.org.uk. Retrieved 2017-04-29.
  6. ^ "Progress 2014-15 - Holt Copse Conservation Volunteers". Hccv.weebly.com. Retrieved 2017-04-29.

Coordinates: 51°25′02″N 0°50′40″W / 51.4172°N 0.8445°W / 51.4172; -0.8445