Working in Partnership

Fundamental to the activities of The Greensand Trust is the principle of partnership working. In every aspect of our work we can be more effective by working with other organisations and individuals.

We work in partnership with a variety of national and regional conservation and community organisations, as well as local community groups, local authorities, councils, commercial organisations and private landowners and businesses, to provide a comprehensive and joined up approach to our environment.

Here are just come of our significant partnerships:


Rushmere Country Park - Central Bedfordshire Council

Ampthill Park - Ampthill Town Council 

Local/ Area Partnerships

Bedfordshire Local Nature Partnership

Bedfordshire & Luton Wildlife Working Group

Bedfordshire Woodland Forum

Upper and Bedford Ouse Catchment Partnership

Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Natural Environment Partnership

The Heathland Forum 

Project Partnerships

Ouzel Valley and Sandpit Steering Groups,

Greensand Ridge “Nature Improvement Area”, along with the RSPB and the Wildlife Trust.  The NIA status, endorsed by Central Bedfordshire Council (including through their Development Strategy), has helped to significantly raise the profile of the Ridge and its biodiversity value.