We want the green space that we manage to bring long term benefits to the community and the environment, as well as providing great spaces to visit and enjoy.
Creating, restoring and managing green spaces to improve the natural environment through increasing biodiversity and enhancing habitats.
Promoting the use of our green spaces for the improvement of the health and wellbeing of communities.
Inspiring the current and next generation through vocational outdoor education and training opportunities.
Optimising the economic value of our spaces and the services that they can provide to benefit the communities that are connected with them.
By involving local people though volunteering and use of our sites and encouraging emotional ownership.
Well managed green open spaces provide multiple benefits for people.
As well as improving the management and biodiversity of our parks and open spaces, our sustainable approach continues to increase participation in activities. Close working with our communities and local groups has enabled our parks to continue to develop as community resources and a focus for local activities.
Our performance is reported each year in our Annual Report and Accounts.
In the year 2015/16 over
We also benefited from the fantastic contribution of over 14,400 volunteer days, up by more than 80% from the previous year. Thank you.
Volunteering - great for team work – especially with people you might not interact with in your usual role. Great exercise – felt like a good activity outside in the sunshine!
AB Agri Corporate Volunteer at Fryston
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