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Anyone for tennis?

June 29, 2011 – 12:25 pm |

How appropriate for this time of year to be talking about tennis balls.  However not in the context of playing a game but as homes for Micromys minutus, or harvest mice to you and me.
In …

American mink – fluffy but fierce

June 29, 2011 – 8:41 am |

An important aim of the Forest of Marston Vale is to provide and maintain an environment which will attract a wide variety of flora and fauna.  Unfortunately, we have attracted a fierce and fearless carnivore, …

Wildlife walk's wonders

June 21, 2011 – 4:58 pm |

Early June – what joy!

The Millennium Country Park is full of summer promise and was enjoyed by a band of wildlife chasers recently, who joined a wildlife walk, ably led by Forest Volunteers. It’s great to be …

Record common tern numbers

June 14, 2011 – 1:23 pm |

It’s a record year for breeding common terns at the Millennium Country Park, reports Bob Hook, long-term Forest Volunteer and passionate Marston birder. Bob, who led the wildlife walk in the Park last Saturday was excited to …

In search of the Green Man

June 8, 2011 – 1:30 pm |

Half term brought crowds to the Forest Centre to enjoy a week of sunshine. A big highlight was the crafty kids session that brought children together with the some very soft mud and the great outdoors …

UMG Blue Chip partnership

June 8, 2011 – 1:15 pm |

California-based United Music Group became a client of Blue Chip and a partner of the Forest this year when they committed to plant 21,000 trees in the Forest of Marston Vale. 
As reported earlier this year, …



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