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Hertfordshire County Council

Our experienced multi-disciplinary team is available to support your land management or community project, whatever its scale.

Get free land management advice

We offer free advice and support for landowners and community groups in Hertfordshire on habitat management and restoration. Our service includes an advisory visit to your land and written recommendations on management.

Contact us to find out more.

Professional services

Our expert team can offer services across the following specialist areas:

Land management for people and wildlife

We can help with your land management project from beginning to end, including:

  • site audit and evaluation
  • developing a shared vision amongst stakeholders and partners
  • management plan production, ranging from simple map based proposals to Green Flag quality plans
  • specification of works
  • legal compliance and consenting
  • resourcing
  • procurement up to full tender and tender evaluation
  • contract management
  • community concern and complaint management
  • celebration, incorporating political engagement. 

Contact us to find out more.

Community engagement

We deliver social value through public engagement, communication and practical involvement by:

  • Encouraging the community to engage with their local greenspaces through supporting Friends of Greenspaces groups.
  • Providing training and support to enable voluntary activities in a safe environment.
  • Running weekly groups for conservation volunteers who deliver practical conservation and access improvements.
  • Providing opportunities for corporate volunteering
  • Launching a volunteering scheme to help monitor and maintain Hertfordshire's rights of way. 
  • Supporting a large team of trained volunteers to run the Hertfordshire Health Walks scheme - a free, county-wide health improvement initiative.


Contact the Countryside Management Service

01992 588433

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