Our charity enhances parks across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole so that people and wildlife can flourish

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What we do

We are a small but perfectly formed independent charity devoted to enhancing Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole’s parks and green spaces for everyone to enjoy. Parks breathe life into our towns providing our communities with precious spaces to get together, exercise and play.

Watch to find out about our work in community parks

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Ranger Work Experience

Are you, or do you know someone aged 16-25 years old who’d like to gain valuable environmental skills? Applications are open for our free Ranger Work Experience sessions taking place in parks across Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole.

To find out more and register your interest, please contact Will: will@parksfoundation.org.uk or call: 01202 143724.

To see what sessions are coming up, click below and use the Event Type filter to search ‘Ranger Work Experience’.

Connect with nature

Join us each month for seasonal activities in your local park. From mindfulness and crafts, to nature discovery and play – there’s something for everyone.

Discover moths this July

This month join us to celebrate National Moth Week at our ‘Back to Nature’ activities. Come along to these morning sessions where we’ll be checking out the moths which have visited the park over night, and learning about these incredible insects.

Watch our wildlife cameras

The heron chicks at Hengistbury Head are almost fully grown – it’s been wonderful watching them develop!

They hatched at the end of May, so we should soon see them start to take their first short flights between branches and nearby trees.

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Projects

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Creating inspirational parks that improve people’s health and wellbeing, reconnect people with nature and bring diverse communities together.

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