Formed in 1966 the CMA is the largest organisation supporting the work of conservation, access and recreation professionals in the natural greenspace and countryside sector throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- Support the development of staff, students and volunteers involved in the management, interpretation, and public enjoyment of natural greenspace and the countryside through networking, training and continuing professional development.
- Promote the value and importance of professionally managed natural greenspace and the countryside to the general public, the government and other organisations.
- Influence the organisations involved in the management of natural greenspace and countryside by providing information and authoritative comment.
- Champion the staff, students and volunteers involved in the management, interpretation, and access to natural greenspace and the countryside.
Join the CMA and be inspired, informed, respected, connected!
2018 Conference – now open for bookings
This year’s conference will be based at Lee Valley Regional Park near London, on 20th and 21st November and will focus on community engagement. Bookings are being taken through Eventbrite. Places are limited so don’t delay! Click here for more details
Nominations open for 2018 Gordon Miller Award.
The search is underway to find the most deserving project, initiative or innovative practice that has made or is making an outstanding contribution to countryside / urban greenspace management for the Gordon Miller Award 2018.
For more information download the form and submit it by the end of September to make sure your team / site / service is in with a chance of inspiring others and receiving this prestigious accolade.
New ERF badges available to buy
European Ranger Federation badges are now available to CMA members. We have 75mm diameter embroidered fabric badges and 25mm diameter enamelled metal pin badges. Both are £3 each including delivery, with discounts available for larger orders. All proceeds go to the ERF. Click here for an order form.
CMA is sponsored and supported by the
Countryside Jobs Service.