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Green Flag Success!

July 18, 2017 – 12:30 pm |

We’re delighted to announce that the Millennium Country Park has been awarded it’s 11th Green Flag Award in a row, making it one of the top Parks in the country for over a decade!
Considering our …

People and Wildlife – Take Care of Each Other

June 3, 2017 – 1:00 pm | One Comment

By Head Ranger Anna
“The Millennium Country Park is a total of 225Ha with many kilometres of paths running through and around it. It is free to access and it has a huge 500,000 visits each …

Poo-pooing the poo policy

March 15, 2017 – 12:05 pm |

This is just a casual reminder to everyone who walks their dog on our sites across the Forest of Marston Vale – we appreciate that the Forestry Commision’s ‘Stick and Flick’ campaign works for them, …

Not to drone on…

October 26, 2016 – 11:10 am |

We had a bit of a treat yesterday when James Hoare of LHW Partnership LLP came in to visit us, with a drone! Myself and our CEO Nick Webb were witness to the take off …

Calling all Small Mammal enthusiasts!

May 31, 2016 – 9:05 am |

Since 2011, two wonderful enthusiastic volunteers (yes that’s you David and Diane!) have been diligently ‘mammal trapping’ every summer.  This activity provides useful information on what small mammals occur in the Park, how common each …

A Rubbish Rant

May 27, 2016 – 1:37 pm | One Comment

At the Forest of Marston Vale, we’re pretty passionate about a lot of things – from planting trees, to using renewable energy, to encouraging others to get outdoors. These are all great things – for …

Dunstable art comes to the Vale

March 24, 2015 – 12:42 pm |

A few months ago, when I challenged the Dunstable and District Arts Club to paint a series of Marston Vale themed pieces, I had no idea what they’d come up with – but they certainly …

Tower Hide – Stage One Complete

March 5, 2015 – 10:54 am |

The new Tower Hide is complete and it is magnificent! I bravely entered the terrifying (but totally safe) basket of the cherry picker to be gently delivered into the hide to experience the new views …

Farmers’ Market Fun!

February 16, 2015 – 3:49 pm |

Thank you to everyone who braved the potentially hideous weather this weekend and came down to our first Farmers’ Market of the year. It was something that we’ve been looking to bring back for some …

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