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Since 1999, volunteering in the New Forest has grown and there are now over 250 people who help conserve this special area.

Volunteer Rangers

Volunteer rangers play an integral role in helping to conserve wildlife and habitats while enhancing visitor enjoyment. The duties undertaken by volunteer rangers include leading and helping with events, assisting visitors in the New Forest and providing valuable support to our ranger and keeper teams. For further information on the role please click here (opens an external independent website provided by the Volunteer Rangers).

If you wish to express an interest in the role please click here.

Click here to see what our current Volunteers say about the role.

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Two Trees Conservation Team


The Two Trees Conservation Team (TTCT) provides an excellent way to meet new people whilst helping conserve the New Forest. Conservation tasks involve lots of fresh air and exercise plus the opportunity to socialise with others who have a similar love of the area. Work may involve getting rid of scrub in ponds to help toads and newts or clearing small trees from ride edges for butterflies and insects. TTCT conservation tasks take place during the winter months across weekdays and weekends. For more information and details on how to join please click here (opens an external independent website provided by the Volunteer Rangers)

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Contact Us

For further information about Volunteering for the Forestry Commission please contact us via one of the methods below; 

Expression of Interest form

e-mail - 

Phone - 0300 067 4601




Last updated: 9th June 2017


General Enquiries

0300 067 4601

What's of interest

These pages provide information on volunteering opportunities in the New Forest, Hampshire.  For all other areas, please visit our National Volunteering pages by clicking here.

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.