Wood Wardens

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What do the Wood Wardens do?

The Wood Wardens are a group of local people who are actively interested in the management of Broxbourne Woods National Nature Reserve (NNR). The group take on a range of activities supported by the Countryside Management Service (CMS), such as:

  • Holding practical tasks, walks and events in the woods for local people to learn about and help conserve wildlife and habitats of the NNR.
  • Helping Hertfordshire County Council to develop, implement and monitor the Broxbourne and Bencroft Wood management plan.
  • Working in partnership with The Woodland Trust and Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust who also own and manage part of the NNR to improve the woods for people and wildlife.

When do they meet?

The Wood Wardens meet on Sundays at least once a month during the summer and fortnightly through winter to undertake practical tasks at the Woods. Please Contact us to find out more.

Find out about what the Wood Wardens have been up to recently in the Wood Wardens Newsletter.


The CMS works with communities in Hertfordshire to help them care for and enjoy the environment. We do this by:

  • Encouraging people to get involved in looking after their local countryside or green space
  • Providing advice to landowners or managers helping them to look after their land with wildlife in mind

Promoting outdoor recreation creating circular walks/rides or organising events such as guided walks




How to apply:

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The Countryside Management Service works with communities in Hertfordshire to help them care for and...

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