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Working with communities

Working with our communities is crucial in tackling climate and nature recovery.

Sustainable communities 

Through our Sustainable Communities Fund, around £2.4m has been provided to over 300 projects since 2006 which have helped to reduce the carbon footprint of the New Forest National Park and improve nature. Learn more about our funded projects and how to apply.

We have run several green events to showcase renewable technologies, eco-buildings and green gardening.

Sustainable transport

We’ve invested more than a million pounds to encourage more sustainable forms of transport and behaviour such as improvements to more than 80km of cycling and walking infrastructure, supporting cycle hire businesses, running the New Forest Tour (a bus service encouraging people to leave their cars at home), established the PEDALL inclusive cycling charity and creating the New Forest Walking and Cycling Festival.

Learn more about sustainable transport.

Discover local green groups and useful links

Check out these green groups in and around the National Park and contact your parish council about local green initiatives.

Freecycle New Forest North

Ashurst and Colbury

Ashurst and Colbury Community Group

Brockenhurst

Greener Brockenhurst

Downton

Downton Green Group

Fordingbridge

Fordingbridge Greener Living

Hale

Hale and Redlynch Transition and Food Market

Lymington

Lymington Transition

Minstead

Minstead Study Centre and Friends of Minstead Study Centre

New Forest-wide

New Forest Transition

New Milton

Conservation Connection New Forest South

Plastic-free New Milton

Ringwood

Ringwood Actions for Climate Emergency (RACE Against Time)

Transition Ringwood

Freecycle New Forest West

Waterside

Waterside eco hub

 

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