Countryside and Nature

Our Rangers have an important part to play in maintaining the natural environment to ensure the rare flora and fauna of our district will survive into the future.

Read more about the plans to expand Burlish Top Nature Reserve into the former golf course. 

Find out about when the Ranger Service was established and what the Rangers do


We manage a number of sites across Wyre Forest, including;

Habberley Valley

Rifle Range SSSI

Riverside Conservation Area

Burlish Top



Each year the Ranger Service will try to tackle some of the larger areas of conservation concern on the nature reserves. This year's projects include Heathland Restoration


Our herd of  Shetland cattle, a native and a rare breed are used to graze conservation sites across the district


Would you like to become more involved in your local site? Volunteers are a crucial part of managing our nature reserves.


Our Young Rangers Club gives local eight to fourteen year olds the opportunity to explore and experience nature and wildlife found in and around the Wyre Forest district.


Information on Common Habitats