Due to recent government advice around coronavirus (COVID-19), this event has been cancelled.

Please see our latest statement here.

CANCELLED: Discover: Tree Identification 18 June 18/06/2020 (other dates available)

CANCELLED: Discover: Tree Identification 18 June

11:00 - 13:00
Prices from £5.00
Adults only

This event is in the past. This page is for information purposes only.

Join the Ranger Team to identify trees in our parkland and understand how we manage the landscape.

Learn to identify trees in our parkland and understand how we manage the landscape. This session provides and opportunity for you to learn about the different species of trees you will find across the parklands of Milton Keynes and key features to look for when identifying them.

This session is suitable for those with no background knowledge of trees as well as those who are looking to improve their skills.  During the session you will also learn about the different types of landscape management used by The Parks Trust such as coppicing and pollarding and the reasoning behind these decisions. It is a great opportunity to understand how the trees of Milton Keynes have changed over time and what the future might hold.

Meet at the Queen Eleanor Street Carpark, off Queen Eleanor Street, Stony Stratford.

The session will be held on Thursday 18th June at the Ouzel Valley Park from 11.00 am to 1.00pm.

  • Ouse Valley Park


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    The Ouse Valley Park lies in the floodplain of the Great Ouse which flows from Oxfordshire to the Wash. The park is the most rural of any found in Milton Keynes and is a great place to go to experience the feeling of the countryside without leaving the city. Old trees, hedgerows, meadows, and new plantations combine to provide excellent habitats for wildlife.

    Refreshments can be found at Stony Stratford, Wolverton and New Bradwell alongside the park. At Old Wolverton the route passes directly by the Wolverton House pub restaurant.