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Supporting the Queen’s Green Canopy at Panshanger Park

March 30, 2023
Back in 2021, plans were put in place for Panshanger Park to be involved in the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative. As part of this, we pledged to plant 17,000 trees in honour of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. With the project now completed, Michael Charlton, our mineral estates manager,...
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Panshanger Park welcomes Welwyn 10k

March 22, 2023
The 2023 Welwyn 10k run is proudly being hosted by Panshanger Park, in partnership with organisers Garden City Runners (GCR).
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Flowers of spring

March 16, 2023
It feels like the spring weather is keeping us in suspense for the time being, with winter wear still being a central part of the daily wardrobe. However, in our local green spaces, the wildlife has been anticipating the spring and getting ready for it.
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‘Queen’s Wood’ complete thanks to community effort

March 2, 2023
The creation of our new public woodland commemorating the life of Her Majesty has been officially completed, thanks to volunteers from local schools, residents, businesses and community groups.
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Trout and the Winter

February 16, 2023
Wintertime can sometimes feel like a long stretch of radio silence on the wildlife side of things. Thankfully, in the last couple of weeks the daylight is getting noticeably longer, with birds starting to rehearse their Springtime songs and investigate potential nesting sites, and snow drops peeking through the leaf...
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What’s beneath your feet at Panshanger

February 8, 2023
As you’re walking around Panshanger Park, you may be enjoying seeing the wide variety of wildlife that calls it home. You may also be interested in the heritage of the site, seeing relics of such as the orangery and the remains of the house. What you may not have considered...
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Discussing the wetlands at Panshanger Park

February 3, 2023
Owned by Tarmac, Panshanger Park is a former quarry site that has been restored to a stunning country park. This World Wetlands Day, Michael Charlton, Tarmac’s mineral estates manager, discusses how the park has been carefully restored to create a number of wetland areas and habitats.
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Local leaders support major tree planting effort at Panshanger Park in memory of Her Majesty

January 20, 2023
Hertfordshire dignitaries and community leaders came together on Thursday 19 January to plant trees and mark our contribution to the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative.
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Tarmac brings the cake and good spirits in support of Panshanger parkrun

January 5, 2023
Tarmac employees were out in numbers at Panshanger Park in December, volunteering to support the Panshanger parkrun and its 165 participants on a chilly Saturday morning.
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Winter wonderland

December 19, 2022
Panshanger Park is 1,000 acres of countryside situated between Welwyn Garden City and Hertford. Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is working with the park's owners, Tarmac, and Herts County Council to manage the park for both people and wildlife.
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