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Local kids plant 1000 trees!

March 31, 2017 – 10:00 am |

We’ve had a seriously amazing week planting kids with local school children, thanks to funding from Defra. We want to engage more children with trees and woodlands, and what better way to do it than …

Forest Fundraising – Get Involved!

January 6, 2017 – 3:30 pm |

So it’s a new year and here I am pondering what we’re going to be doing to raise money for the Forest in the year ahead. Last year we had some fantastic successes – the …

Tree Planting 2017

December 14, 2016 – 11:51 am |

I know Christmas isn’t *quite* over yet, but we’re already looking forward to the next chapter in the Forest of Marston Vale’s tree planting – Waypost Wood on Sunday 12th Feb 2017!
Over in Cranfield, on …

Green End Gets Ceremonial

March 21, 2016 – 4:08 pm |

Last week, our CEO Nick Webb was joined by both the current High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, the Countess of Erroll and incoming High Sheriff Charles Whitbread, for a commemorative tree planting over at Green End, …

Treemendous effort!

February 18, 2016 – 2:28 pm |

What better way to spend a Sunday than helping to create a forest?! Over 500 volunteers, young and old, thought it was a wonderful idea and joined our annual tree planting event on Sunday 7th February.
Every year we …

Reed All About It – December 2015

December 2, 2015 – 10:34 am |

The latest edition of Reed All About It, the newsletter for our Volunteers, is now available – click here to read our latest news.

Cranfield students show sustainability in action

March 25, 2015 – 12:20 pm |

Cranfield students on the inaugural MSc in Management and Corporate Sustainability have returned to nature.
Students planted a variety of trees in Wood End Thrift, one of the new woodlands being planted to create the Forest …

Tree planting record breaker in the sun

February 10, 2015 – 6:17 pm | One Comment

Last Sunday saw the biggest ever attendance at a tree planting event organised by the Forest of Marston Vale Trust. Over 450 people made the journey to our latest woodland, between Cranfield and Marston Moretaine …

Tree planting in the Forest of Marston Vale

September 3, 2014 – 9:37 am |

Planting a tree is great – anyone can do it, from the youngest to the oldest amongst us. If you come and get involved, it will be a day you’ll remember for a long time …

Public tree planting date announced

September 2, 2014 – 9:48 am |

In a break with tradition, the coming winter’s public tree planting day in the Forest of Marston Vale, usually held in early December, will this season take place on Sunday 8 February 2015. Apart from …

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 …

High Sheriff planting at Folly Wood

April 3, 2014 – 8:00 am |

Bedfordshire High Sheriff Deborah Inskip planted 10 trees at Rectory Wood in Cranfield recently, to mark the end of the Shrieval year and to ceremonially welcome her successor, Colin Osborne who was also in attendance.
For …

Cranfield Academy Tree Planting

April 2, 2014 – 2:25 pm |

Year One Students from Cranfield Academy joined us at Rectory Wood a few weeks ago to plant some trees and with help from our Forest volunteers and teaching staff, the kids braved the cold and …

Rectory Wood – 10 years on…

February 5, 2014 – 1:00 am |

This Sunday, over 300 people attended our special tree planting event for Neville Funeral Service, held at Rectory Wood in Cranfield – in miraculously sunny weather.
After 10 years of planting, Rectory Wood is nearly complete …

Tree Planting at Rectory Wood, Cranfield – 1st December 2013

December 3, 2013 – 2:09 pm |

On a bright and sunny Sunday, about 180 people gathered at Rectory Wood for a tree planting session.
A short walk from the coach, parked in the school car park, brought us to the open field …

Cache In, Tree In – Escapade 2013

November 7, 2013 – 5:44 pm |

Tech savvie, outdoor type with GPS, smart phone or the like? Want to visit a new bit of the Forest of Marston Vale and make a real contribution to the growing Forest? This one’s for …

Lots more tree planting at Wiles Wood

March 6, 2013 – 6:55 pm |

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of activity at the new extension to Wiles Wood with different groups getting involved with tree planting.  Last Friday, on a sunny but chilly morning, three volunteers …

Corporate plants success

February 28, 2013 – 7:59 am |

Robinson & Hall’s Laura Freeman reports on a corporate day’s planting earlier in the month.
On Wednesday 13 February, a team from Robinson & Hall wrapped up warm and donned their hats and wellies for an …



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