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Hertfordshire County Council

About the Countryside Management Service


We work with local authorities, voluntary organisations and communities to help them enjoy and care for the environment.

Contact us

Email the Countryside Management Service

Call 01992 588433

Countryside Management Service Office (Car Park H)
Environment Department (CHG001)
County Hall
Hertford
SG13 8DN

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What we do

  • Accredited with the national Investing in Volunteers standard, we coordinate 3 teams of volunteers taking part in 150 conservation and access projects each year.
  • We support more than 400 volunteers and over 25 'Friends of Greenspaces' groups to make Hertfordshire a greener and healthier county.
  • We manage Broxbourne and Bencroft Woods, part of Hertfordshire's only National Nature Reserve.
  • We produce management plans for publicly accessible greenspaces and are currently involved in 25 Green Flag award-winning sites.
  • We have successfully secured external funds from sources as diverse as the National Lottery and Tesco Bags of Help.
  • We manage Hertfordshire Health Walks, the largest healthy walking programme in the UK, with more than 60 walks a week and over 55,000 attendances in 2016/17.
  • We coordinate the Walks and More programme of guided walks and events that explore the rich heritage of Hertfordshire.
  • We plan and oversee a range of land management activity from contractors.
  • We involve locally elected members in all areas of planning and delivery.

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Contact the Countryside Management Service

northeast.cms@hertfordshire.gov.uk

01992 588433

Countryside Management Service Office (Car Park H)
Environment Department (CHG001)
County Hall
Hertford
SG13 8DN

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