Slides Used at the BHGSF Spring Seminar – June 2023

Slides Used at the ‘Going Wild in Brighton & Hove’ Spring Seminar Event – June 2022

Great Elms of Brighton & Hove – May 2022

Special Trees of Stanmer Park – January 2022

Dutch Elm Disease Spotters Guide – June 2020

B&H CityParks Covid 19 Volunteers Risk Assessment – July 2020

Brighton & Hove Green Spaces Forum Newsletters

East of Brighton Member Group Meeting – 18th May 2021 – Notes

Park Views – Impact of 2020 Lockdown on B&H Green Spaces – July 2020

Reports from the BHGSF Member Questionnaire – March 2019


Slides Used at the BHGSF Spring Seminar – March 2019


Slides Used at the BHGSF Spring Seminar – March 2020

BHGSF AGM & Open Forum Minutes

Conservation Reports from The Level’s head gardener Steve Peters

Brighton & Hove City Parks Rangers

Brighton & Hove Health Walks


Local Organisations

  • Brighton & Hove Food PartnershipNon-profit organisation that helps people learn to cook, to eat a healthy diet, to grow their own food and to waste less food.
  • Brighton Permaculture TrustA charity that promotes greener lifestyles and sustainable development through design
  • The Living Coast – Brighton & Lewes Downs UNESCO World Biosphere Region – the Biosphere Partnership brings together many local organisations to connect people and nature and so inspire a positive future today in our world-class environment of Downs, Towns and Coast.
  • Community WorksCreates the support and networks that help people and organisations to use their time, expertise and energy effectively. 
  • Trust for Developing CommunitiesA community development charity working in Brighton & Hove and beyond  aiming to inspire and involve local community groups through innovative projects, activities and training.
  • Brighton & Hove Local Access Forum – The B&H Local Access Forum (BHLAF) is a statutory body whose purpose is to give advice to the Council, the National Park Authority and Natural England on managing and improving access to open spaces in and around Brighton & Hove. Members of the forum represent interests including land management, walking, horse riding, cycling, people with disabilities, youth, health, tourism, landscape and conservation. More information can be found on their website at


National Parks Groups

  • Open Spaces Society – Assist local communities to safeguard their green spaces for themselves and future generations
  • National Federation of Parks & Green Spaces – Dave Morris Chair – To promote the National Forum of Volunteers at national level
  • The Conservation Volunteers  (TCV) – The Conservation Volunteers Green Gym® is a scheme which inspires improvement to both health and the environment. (See Insurance)
  • Love Parks Websitemanaged by Keep Britain Tidy.
  • Parks Alliance The Parks Alliance (TPA) is the voice of UK parks, representing the people and organisations that create, maintain, invest in and use public
    green spaces.
  • Natural England WebsiteConserving and Enhancing the Natural Environment
  • Landscape Design Trust –  an independent voice for public open space.
  • Wild About Plants is a national project led by Plantlife and funded by Natural England through Access to Nature. The website has a number of useful resources and gives people the opportunity to learn more about wild plants
  • Federation of City farms & Community Gardens supports, represents and promotes community-managed farms and gardens across the United Kingdom
  • Fields in TrustProtecting outdoor recreation space and playing fields


Funding Assistance

Insurance Suggestions


Wildlife Contacts


Plant Contacts