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Forest Centre from above…

August 29, 2014 – 11:30 am | 2 Comments

Some of you (well…probably all of you) may never have seen images of the Forest Centre from the skies. Here are some of the shots taken by Sky Glide’s drone this July – check out …

Cranfield launch MSc in Corporate Sustainability

August 28, 2014 – 11:53 am |

Cranfield School of Management will be launching a new MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability in September this year.  In addition to their on-campus studies, students will be able to actively demonstrate their commitment to …

Geocachers take out the trash

August 26, 2014 – 4:19 pm |

Last Saturday geocachers held a CITO (cache in trash out) event at the Forest Centre between 11am and 1pm. Geocachers turned up, had a chat, signed the log book or in this case the blackboard, …

Tax rebates for green fingered volunteers?

August 25, 2014 – 11:30 am |

A report recently published by Green Society is suggesting that volunteers who work in the great outdoors should be entitled to a tax rebate of up to £1500 (decided by individual local authorities) for their …

Neglected Insects in Bedfordshire

August 15, 2014 – 10:53 am |

Any enthusiastic insect fans? The BNHS are hosting a conference here at the Forest Centre on Sat 15th Nov about the Neglected Insects of Bedfordshire – from Caddis Flies to Leaf Hoppers, specialist speakers from …

Eco cities of the future…

August 8, 2014 – 11:30 am |

Imagine a town powered entirely by solar panels, where everyone shuns cars in favour of the omnipresent tram and houses don’t require heating. Add some flying cars and eyeball scanning doorbells and you have a …

Park path repairs

August 5, 2014 – 2:51 pm |

From the 8 September a roughly 350 metre stretch of the public footpath around Stewartby Lake will be closed for essential repair work. It is anticipated that the work will take approximately 3-4 weeks. The …

Kids’ events sell out

August 5, 2014 – 9:49 am |

If you haven’t booked places for your children on our holiday craft and wildlife sessions, I’m afraid you’re too late – they are all completely booked up. That’s great for us but not for anyone …

End of term reflection

August 5, 2014 – 8:56 am |

The summer school term has just come to a close and it has been a very busy one for school visits to the Park. Over 300 children from 14 different schools have visited the Millennium …



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