Operational Work

Frequently asked questions about our operational work:


  • Woodland Management

    We have adopted some ancient techniques in our woodland management, such as coppicing, which benefits wildlife and woodland plants.

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  • Cricket Bat Willows

    Did you know we commercially grow willow trees to be manufactured into cricket bats which are used in international games?

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  • Coppicing

    We cut back plants during the winter months to improve their long-term health, encourage regrowth and maintain the city’s site lines.

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  • Tree Thinning

    Find out why we cut down some trees across Milton Keynes to protect the long-term health of our parks and green spaces and improve them for generations to come.

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Discover our parks

  • We have received the Green Flag Award for our entire network of parks for the sixth year in a row!
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