Management Plans create a written plan of action that allows Friends groups to be involved in advocating park needs. We take a look at lots of examples and discuss the importance of having this key document for your green space.
Park & Green Space Management
Tips on how to manage the wide range of habitats and facilities in your park or green space.
Friends groups aim to protect, promote and improve their public green space, but there are also other specific user groups (community ’stakeholders’) who use the site. Their views also matter. Learn how to engage and work effectively together.
A new report with extensive contributions from London Friends of Parks groups has been released, looking at the increasing use of London’s Parks and green spaces for events. The report has an introduction by Dave Morris chair of the National Federation of Parks and Greenspaces.
July 14 2020
Events taking place in open green spaces generate useful money for Councils, but local communities can be significantly disadvantaged. Research as park of the Festspace project looks into this contentious issue.
2 July 2020
Effective partnerships – between on one hand Friends and community groups and on the other hand site landowners and managers – ensure that both parties understand and try to meet each other’s needs. This is not always easy! It can take several years of working together before a good partnership can be created. But Friends […]
This guide has been produced by CABE Space to enable anyone involved in the management of publicly accessible parks and green space to write management plans that help them to manage, maintain, develop and improve their green space in the most appropriate way.
Land maintenance and drainage.
There are plenty of plants that thrive in boggy conditions, adding to the range you can grow. If you’d like to create a bog garden it is easily done.
Every pond is unique and the management required will depend on many factors.
Pond plants can be divided into four groups all of which have specific functions to perform.