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Welcome Anna

July 29, 2010 – 12:25 pm |

The Park’s new Head Ranger, Anna Charles joined the Forest Team in July after working on the National Trust’s 5,000 acre Ashridge Estate in Hertfordshire.
Anna worked for a year as a full time volunteer at …

Habitat creation benefits fisheries

July 29, 2010 – 11:33 am |

Intense activity over the last six months has resulted in the creation of important habitats at the Grange Estate near Willington. Back channels will bring water into neighbouring woodland from Elstow Brook and from the …

Homes for harvest mice

July 7, 2010 – 4:16 pm |

Sven’s on a mission. He and Forest Volunteers, Diane and David have been boring holes in tennis balls and attaching them to tree stakes. This behaviour which would be seen as being a bit strange …

Common emerald damselfly

July 7, 2010 – 1:43 pm |

Don Morris, one of our regular photographers has turned up trumps once again with this exceptional image of a common emerald damselfly, Lestes sponsa, seen on Tuesday 6 July around Wetland 12, one of the small ponds …

New ‘Gateway Play Trail’ opens

July 7, 2010 – 9:03 am |

Kids test Ridgeway Wood’s new Play Trail

Ten new ‘natural play’ areas, aimed at encouraging more young people and families to explore and enjoy local woodlands in the Forest of Marston Vale, have been created across …



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