The New Forest National Park Authority has set out how it involves the local community in its work.
The New Forest has released a new 'Statement of Community Involvement' which sets out how people can get involved in the Authority's work.
A wide range of methods are already used to involve and update local people and groups in the New Forest, these include: regular liaison meetings with all town and parish councils within the National Park, using social media, and through eight Local Information Points across the New Forest.
The document encourages people to sign up to our regular email newsletter, which provides free monthly updates on events, projects and consultations. You can also see any consultations currently being run on our website."
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