Countryside Jobs Service
For the latest countryside job advertisements, volunteer opportunities, training and countryside news.
International Ranger Federation
A non-profit organisation established to raise awareness of and support the critical work that the world’s park rangers do in conserving our natural and cultural heritage. Founded in 1992, the IRF has a membership of 63 ranger associations (including the CMA) from 46 countries, on six of the seven continents.
Pan-European networking organisation for all park rangers and those involved in Protected Area management throughout Europe.
Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
CIEEM is a professional membership body representing and supporting ecologists and environmental managers in the UK, Ireland and abroad.
The Thin Green Line
The Thin Green Line Foundation Protects Nature’s Protectors by providing vital support to park rangers and their communities who are the front-line of conservation. They work predominantly in developing nations and conflict zones, and with indigenous park rangers around the world. They provide rangers on the front-line of conservation with essential anti-poaching equipment and training, and financial support to the widows and orphans of park rangers killed in the line of duty.
Scottish Countryside Ranger Association
The Scottish Countryside Rangers Association (SCRA) is the professional membership association for Countryside Rangers and associated countryside professionals in Scotland.
The National Trust
The UK’s largest landowner and one of its biggest employers of countryside staff, the National Trust has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the CMA and is our largest corporate member.
Naturenet is the UK’s oldest and best-loved independent countryside and conservation website.
Some useful advice for anyone considering a career in countryside management is provided by the National Careers Service, Conservation Careers, My World of Work and the Scottish Countryside Ranger Association