Why mosquitos aren't all bad...

If you see the Wetlands on Wheels Caravan this summer, make sure you pop in and find out how wetland habitats will be suprisingly vital in stopping the spread of diseases in the climate crisis... Read more

HRH The Princess Royal visits the Millennium Country Park

We had a very special visit to the Forest of Marston Vale this week from Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. Read more

Royal Visit to the Forest

We have some exciting news! To mark the Forest being accredited by The Queen’s Commonwealth Canopy project, we are honoured to be receiving a visit from HRH The Princess Royal in July. Read more

The Forest Shelter is Here

Next time you're visiting the Millennium Country Park make sure you have a wander onto the Wetlands Trail to check out our brand new Forest Shelter! Read more


While scary new figures show how badly insect numbers are declining globally, at least we're seeing an increase in butterflies at Shocott... Read more

Some Amazing News...

We have some amazing news to share - we've been accredited as part of a global project which encourages all Commonwealth countries to protect areas of indigenous forests. Read more

The Forest Shelter is coming

We're very lucky to have been awarded the funding to build our own Forest Shelter in the Millennium Country Park! Read more

88% of People Want More Trees

According to the Forest Research report there's some pretty interesting figures about woodlands and how people view them... Read more

Trees Clean Up Our Act

To celebrate Clean Air Day on Thurs 20th June, we're looking at the science of how trees clean our air... Read more

Volunteer helps arrest wildlife criminals

Our long serving volunteer Bob Hook has been over in Malta, helping to arrest criminal hunters in migration season... Read more

You planted one on us

And it' starting to show! This winter we gave away 300 free trees to Forest residents as part of our Plant One On Us scheme, and now they are starting to grow... Read more

Growing the Woodland Economy

Amazing news! We have received nearly £23k worth of EU Funding to help grow our firewood business and expand the local woodland economy... Read more