NLBC Sector: Countryside Management & Gamekeeping

Sub-sectors: Wildlife management, land management, gamekeeping, ecology, conservation.

Occupations: Conservation officer, countryside ranger, national park warden, park ranger, gamekeeper, land manager, nature reserve manager, dry stone waller, fencer, ecologist, heritage manager, environmental consultant, environmental protection officer, field officer.

School Farms
Blogs

School farms across the UK are educating young people about food, farming, animals and nature. In the last month, I’ve engaged with this inspiring network… During the recent LEAF Open Farm Sunday, I visited Cardinal Wiseman School in Coventry. Here

Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
Careers

The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) is the leading professional membership body representing and supporting ecologists and environmental managers in the UK, Ireland and abroad. Established in 1991, CIEEM provides a variety of services to develop the

The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation
Careers

For centuries, gamekeepers, stalkers and river keepers have been the unsung guardians of the British countryside. Nine times as much of the British countryside is looked after by gamekeepers as is in nature reserves and National Parks…but do you know what

Wildlife Trusts
Careers

The Wildlife Trusts is the leading UK conservation organisation for all wildlife, with an inspirational vision for the future. The 47 individual Wildlife Trusts manage around 2,300 nature reserves, run maritime and coastal projects, and employ more than 2,000 people.

Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain
Careers

Today dry stone walling is prospering with an upsurge in interest in the environmental value of walls and the growth in prestigious garden, landscape and artistic projects.  Dry stone walls are an important feature of the British landscape which should not

Lantra: Environmental Conservation
Careers

Environmental conservations include activities such as managing our landscapes, habitats, species and access to our countryside. It is all about protecting the UK’s natural environment. It is not about profits but helps address some of our big challenges, such as

Lantra: Game & Wildlife Management
Careers

The game and wildlife industry includes everything to do with the management of upland, lowland, woodland and wetland game and wildlife species, including partridge, grouse, pheasant and deer. The industry supports tourism and recreation and employs 2.8% of the land-based

Environmental Conservation Apprenticeship (England)
Apprenticeships

Environmental conservation workers are involved in the conservation of landscapes, habitats and species alongside the management of public access, recreation and interpretation to promote awareness, understanding and enjoyment of the countryside. They often required associated landscape management skills at policy,

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