Countryside ranger services

We have experience in all areas of countryside management including conservation, farming, public access and visitor services

Countryside ranger service

With a wide range of specialist skills, we are members of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and the Institute of Public Rights of Way and Access Management (IPROW).

We specialise in the practical management of green space and our portfolio of sites includes major Country Parks, National Nature Reserves, heritage monuments, local recreational spaces and large areas of common land. We also manage Hampshire’s 3,000 miles of public rights of way and we have extensive experience in the application of legislation relating to public rights of way and common land.

With national recognition, accreditation and awards for the quality of our work, our team is uniquely placed to offer a wide range of advice and specialist practical support in land management, outdoor recreational facilities and visitor access.

Our Environmental Data and Advice Service gives developers and investors a feasibility assessment for any site in Hampshire.

Our expertise includes

  • land management advice, including the preparation of management plans that fully integrate biodiversity, heritage, access and visitor facilities
  • practical and specialist support in the management of woodland, heathland, downland and coastal land, as well as other recreational green spaces
  • comprehensive advice and guidance on laws and regulations relating to public access and common land, including the likely impacts of changing legislation
  • guidance and advice on establishing, developing and managing visitor services to maximise income and encourage use, including visitor centre management and education provision
  • community engagement, volunteer support and visitor surveying/profiling to assist with decisions to provide and improve services and green space facilities