Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust, in partnership with Tarmac, has appointed Murray Brown to help the local community get the most out of Panshanger Park’s special landscape and its wildlife.
Visitors to the award winning site can now enjoy a new circular walk which takes in the famous Great Oak.
Tarmac receive the highly coveted Cooper-Heyman Cup at the Mineral Product Association’s (MPA) Restoration & Biodiversity Awards in London.
Ewe has emergency treatment for multiple wounds including tail amputation.
We are pleased to say we are moving forward with a programme of park improvements over the autumn and winter months.
Around 3,000 people visited Tarmac’s Panshanger Park at the end of July for the annual Festival of Wildlife to celebrate the rich diversity found in Hertfordshire and Middlesex.
Fourteen horse riders have enjoyed the park’s stunning landscape from the seat of their saddle as temporary parking facilities were set up to make it easier to park horse boxes.
Now is the ideal time to visit Tarmac’s Panshanger Park to experience the Rifle Butts meadow in full flower.
The Tarmac team enjoyed meeting members of the community and engaging in lots of fun activities at the 131st Hertfordshire County Show, held at The Showground in Redbourn on the 27th and 28th of May.
On Sunday 4th of June, around 200 people took to Panshanger Park to take part in free walks, sports, an obstacle course and craft activities, at an event designed to encourage all the family to get active and celebrate MOVE Week 2017.
Lots of fun was had over the May bank holiday at this year’s Hertfordshire County Show. Along with face-painting and Forest School activities there was also a LEGO competition inspired by Panshanger Park.
Panshanger Park’s Dragonfly Trail and ponds are the ideal place to spot all manner of dragonfly and damselfly as the species emerge in abundance.
On Sunday 4th of June, Panshanger Park is hosting free walks, sports and lots more fun to encourage all the family to get active and celebrate MOVE Week 2017.
In March the Panshanger Park Forest School welcomed its 1000th pupil. This exciting milestone comes just two years after the school opened.
Tarmac and Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust are asking visitors to Panshanger Park to take care when walking in Lady Hughes’ Wood, In order to protect the carpet of bluebells in the wood, which blooms each spring, walkers are requested to stay on the main path.
A glade in the Chisel Shelf woodland area of Panshanger Park has been restored to create new habitat for wildlife and to open up a stunning view over the historic Repton landscape.
Tarmac, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and the Herts Natural History Society have won a prestigious Hertfordshire High Sherriff Award for their successful working partnership at Panshanger Park, receiving the ‘Highly Commended Award for a Voluntary-Private Sector Partnership’.
Last month, a group of film students from the University of Hertfordshire filmed scenes for 'Nomad', a dark science-fiction short film,at Panshanger Park. The film, which will be a deciding factor in the students’ final degree grade, tells the story of 3 astronauts who must set up a colony on a distant planet to save humanity from extinction.
This week, Panshanger’s flock of sheep have been returned to the park to graze. Keeping sheep in the park helps keep the grass in good condition, reduces the need for mowing and encourages botanical diversity by removing fast growing plant species that would otherwise out compete smaller, finer flowers.
This February half term saw three fantastic family-friendly events held in Panshanger Park, run by Tarmac and Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust.
The second annual Panshanger Park Biodiversity Conference, held on 23rd February at the University of Hertfordshire, revealed a significant increase in species recordedin the park during 2016; including new insect, plant and bird species.
Tarmac is delighted to announce that it will again be hosting and sponsoring Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust’s Festival of Wildlife at Panshanger Park this summer.
This week, the BBC’s Inside Out team visited Tarmac’s Panshanger Park to film our resident water voles.
In September, we paused preparatory ecological works on the Lower Broadwater at Panshanger Park while we met with statutory consultees and local stakeholders to consult on our approved proposals for mineral extraction and restoration.
Tarmac is supporting Enfield-based Capel Manor College, by hosting arboriculture and forestry apprentices in the woodlands of Panshanger Park. The apprentices will gain practical experience and develop their skills by assisting with the management of Panshanger’s 150 hectares of woodland.