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European Ranger Seminar - Croatia May 13-17 2014 Hello European Ranger Friends! The IRF 3rd European Rangers Seminar is on!!!... CROATIA,...

World Ranger Day 31st July 2013 On Wednesday 31st July 2013 at Losehill Hall, Castleton, Derbyshire, a plaque will be unveile...

7th World Ranger Congress (2012) 264 delegates from 40 countries came together at Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge in Arusha, Tanzania ...

FC NEWS RELEASE No: 15711 Efforts stepped up to tackle disease of ash trees Plant health authorities across the United Kingdom have stepped up their efforts to tackle a ...

Chalara dieback of ash - news brief The Forestry Commission have published a new, improved pictorial guide to the symptoms of Cha...

The CMA has represented UK countryside professionals since 1966.

Formed in 1966 the CMA is the largest organisation supporting the work of conservation, access and recreation professionals in the natural greenspace and countryside sector throughout England and Wales.

The CMA supports professionals working in a range of environments from Country Parks to National Parks, Local and National Nature Reserves and other protected areas both urban and rural. Members are employed in a variety of different roles from Rangers and Wardens to Project Officers, Rights of Way Officers and Ecologists and for a variety of organisations including Local Authorities, Private Trusts, National Park Authorities, the Forestry Commission, The National Trust, Wildlife Trusts, Water Authorities, Natural England and Defence Estates.

In particular our aims are to:

Support the development of staff, students and volunteers involved in the management, interpretation, and public enjoyment of natural greenspace and the countryside through networking, training and continuing professional development.

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Promote the value and importance of professionally managed natural greenspace and the countryside to the general public, the government and other organisations.

Influence the organisations involved in the management of natural greenspace and countryside by providing information and authoritative comment

Champion the staff, students and volunteers involved in the management, interpretation, and access to natural greenspace and the countryside.

Butterfly Monitoring - An Introduction 12th August 2014 10am to 3.30pm Crickley Hill Country Park Crickley Hill, Birdlip Gloucester GL4 8JY Please n...

18th June Managing Peri-urban Sites for Multiple Interests The morning will involve visits to two Cotswold limestone grassland sites, Cleeve Common (jus...

Landscape Restoration & Dragonflies Tuesday, 3rd June 2014, 9.30 am ? 3.30 pm Woodchester Park, near Stroud, Gloucestershire This study day will take place at Woodchester...

Ecosystem Services, what?s the value and who pays 19th March Hanson Environmental Centre, Wolverton Road,Great Linford,Milton Keynes,MK14 5AH ...

Conflict of Interests in Higher Level Stewardship Wednesday 16th October 2013 Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Drake Road, Chafford Hundred, Grays...

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