Now published: CJS Focus on Countryside Management in association with the Countryside Management Association

28 pages in total with the lead from the Countryside Management Association. Ted Talbot is on the CMA Committee and is Countryside Manager at the National Trust Peak District. In this article especially for CJS he reflects on the countryside profession in 2019.
Conservation Grazing is a useful management tool, the Rare Breeds Survival Trust explain how animals can be used in land management and the difference between the various species used.
The Green Halo Partnership was set up by New Forest National Park Authority in 2016. Working with other organisations and businesses the partnership wants to facilitate local practical action to protect and enhance natural capital.
Rewilding Britain describes the concept of rewilding – the large scale restoration of ecosystems to the point where nature is allowed to take care of itself.
A day in the life of a Countryside Ranger at Cheshire East Council runs through what Carolyn Sherratt gets up to on a typical early autumn day.
Country Land and Business Association (CLA) talks about the changing nature of fly-tipping and how this anti-social behaviour is now affecting nearly two thirds of landowners every year.
Se├ín O’Hea from Cornwall Wildlife Trust discusses designated sites and gives the pros and cons of designation from a Site Managers perspective.
SRUC teach traditional countryside management techniques; Chris Smillie, Programme Leader for the MSc Countryside Management runs us through some of the methods used.
George Potts from Scottish Countryside Rangers Association (SCRA) tries to answer the question: Is there a perfect Countryside Ranger applicant?
In a bid to find out the difference in opinion between employers and applicants on how the recruitment process should be managed, CJS has created an article using the opinions of 4 applicants. This is then followed up by:
Warwickshire County Council Country Parks section and a recruiter from a County Council’s Countryside Service on their experience of recruiting.
Finally Matthew North from National Trust talks about getting in to the sector and becoming a Countryside Ranger providing valuable information about what, as a recruiter he is looking for and would like to see in an applicant.
This edition also carries adverts for resources, training and events, products and services to aid in countryside management on the ground. Read it here