Management planning for community greenspaces.

Posted on September 20, 2017 by

Management planning for community greenspaces.

Saturday 21st October 2017 9.45am to 4.00pm.

Beaufort Hill Community Welfare Hall, Beaufort, Ebbw vale, NP23 5QW

Green Valleys CiC in association with Llais y Goedwig and sponsored by RENEW Wales is holding a free event at Llais y Goedwig community woodland, Beaufort Woodlands on 21st October.

More and more community organisations are taking over the management of valued community greenspaces. Understanding the site, deciding how it should be managed and how to go about delivering that management are essential elements and often daunting for community groups. These elements are drawn together into a site management plan that provides a clear guide to how the site is managed and why. Good management plans help to develop priorities, resolve conflicts, make best use of limited resources and are often essential for grant applications.

Much of the focus will be on community woodlands but topics like wildlife, public access and decision-making will be common to other sites like parks and orchards.

Developing a management plan

1000   Introduction and welcome

1015   Role of site management plans

1030   Gathering information

1100   Break

1115   Developing objectives

1145   Defining actions

1215   Priorities and conflicts

1245   Monitoring and review

1300   Lunch

Delivering a management plan

1345   Walk to wood

1400   Undertaking practical tasks

1445   Deciding what to do and when

1515   Review and questions.

1600   Close

 To book your space on this event please click here. 

 

To NOTE:

Lunch and refreshments will be provided, please let us know about any dietary requirements.

The afternoon walk will require good boots or wellingtons and waterproofs.

Parking at the Hall itself is very limited but parking is available at the old school site accessed from Bangor Road NP23 5QD. There is pedestrian access to the rear of the Hall from the car park.

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