Get Involved

Here’s where you come in. From great opportunities and events happening within our communities to all the tips, tricks and treats that can help you make a difference at home, ‘Get Involved’ covers stuff we can all jump into!
New Energy Grants Help Businesses Reduce Carbon Footprint

New Energy Grants Help Businesses Reduce Carbon Footprint

More than 500 businesses in the local area have seen their overheads and carbon footprints drastically cut, thanks to energy saving grants from Low Carbon Workspaces. Addressing the energy needs of small-to-medium sized businesses in South East England, grants of...

Volunteering – Conserving our Countryside with the Wildlife Trusts

Volunteering – Conserving our Countryside with the Wildlife Trusts

Do you have green fingers or an interest in conservation? If so, and you’re looking for an opportunity to dive into the nearest hedgerow and make a difference, the Wildlife Trusts are offering plenty of local opportunities to do just that. The Wildlife Trusts have...

Met Office Changes Definition of ‘Heatwave’ for the Southeast

Met Office Changes Definition of ‘Heatwave’ for the Southeast

In an attempt to properly label heatwaves as heatwaves in a world that’s warmer than ever, the Met Office has been updating the regional thresholds by which we measure them. These are being changed in advance of Summer 2022. In the southeast, a heatwave was previously...

Local Areas Enjoy Increase of Rarely Seen Butterflies

Local Areas Enjoy Increase of Rarely Seen Butterflies

Despite last year’s spells of cool and wet weather – which generally saw a decrease in numbers of local butterflies – some rare and elusive species have seemingly thrived, making a comeback in and around the woodlands of Hertfordshire. Statistics released by the...

Trees and Jubilees – a Great Green Movement and How to Get Involved

Trees and Jubilees – a Great Green Movement and How to Get Involved

As many schools and many individuals will know by now, the UK has seen a huge increase in tree planting this year – thanks to an initiative called ‘the Queen’s Green Canopy,’ celebrating Her Majesty’s upcoming Platinum Jubilee in possibly the leafiest way imaginable....

Jeremy Purseglove’s Upcoming ‘Working with Nature’ Talk

Jeremy Purseglove’s Upcoming ‘Working with Nature’ Talk

Writer and environmentalist Jeremy Purseglove has spent years travelling the world, working with communities to modify developments in a way that strikes a perfect balance between human and environmental needs. His upcoming book, ‘Working with Nature,’ traces his...