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Glow in the Dark trees?

December 22, 2014 – 11:30 am |

Some people are such geniuses (genii?) that they make us all look bad. Dutch designer Daan Roosegaard has come up with five ideas to both harness solar power, and make roads safer (and way prettier) …

Psychics, violins and Andy Murray – a look back at Events in 2014

December 18, 2014 – 4:13 pm |

No two days as an Events Coordinator at the Forest Centre are the same. One day you can be organising Psychics, and the next you’re covered in mud, lugging Christmas Trees about. The great thing …

Hedgelaying Task Cancelled

December 18, 2014 – 12:04 pm |

Sadly due to unforseen circumstances our hedgelaying task  this Saturday has been cancelled – we’re really sorry to anyone who was planning to attend. Watch this space for dates for upcoming tasks!

Firewood stocks run dry

December 17, 2014 – 3:21 pm |

Well we nearly made it to Christmas! We’ve run out of seasoned logs and it’s unlikely that those we have in stock will be dry enough to sell before the spring. Which means that if …

Wild camping with Canoe trail

December 16, 2014 – 12:47 pm |

Earlier this year, we teamed up with Canoe Trail, a local adventure company, who have created a new wild campsite at the Grange Estate, near Willington, just off the River Great Ouse, as part of …

Going up in the world

December 10, 2014 – 9:47 am | One Comment

Things are afoot in the Wetlands Nature Reserve…
For many many years, there has been a desire to install an elevated, ‘tower hide’ in the Wetlands Nature Reserve, at the heart of the Millennium Country Park. …

Forest Trustee opens Cranfield cycleway

December 2, 2014 – 5:17 pm |

Professor William Stephens, Cranfield University Secretary and Forest of Marston Vale Trustee, cut a ribbon recently, to open a £400,000 cycle and walking route between the University and Cranfield village. Linking the University with National …

National Tree Week 29th Nov- 7th Dec

December 1, 2014 – 5:02 pm |

It’s National Tree Week!
This year they are celebrating 40 years, of raising awareness of the importance of trees to the community and the environment as well as encouraging tree planting events (like ours) and lots …



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