Table 1. Stakeholders involved in the PROGRESS project in alphabetic order. Together with the Forestry Commission they discussed the management alternatives and made decisions about the pilot actions.

Stakeholder Website Description
Beaulieu Settled Estate Private estate in the New Forest
British Horse Society www.bhs.org.uk The UK’s largest equestrian charity with over 60,000 members
Camping and Caravanning Club www.campingandcaravanningclub.co.uk The oldest and largest camping club in the UK, offering Club sites across the country
Countryside Agency www.defra.gov.uk/crc/ UK public body working to improve the quality of the countryside
Natural England www.naturalengland.org.uk/ Government agency set up by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to conserve wildlife, geology, and wild places in England
Hampshire County Council www.hants.gov.uk Regional Government office
Hampshire Wildlife Trust www.hwt.org.uk Wildlife charity for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Livery Representative Representing local livery yards and small riding stables
National Trust www.nationaltrust.org.uk Charity working toward conserving the UK’s countryside and heritage through protecting the environment
New Forest Commoners’ Defence Association www.newforestcommoners.co.uk Organization that supports the rights of New Forest commoners to turn their stock out on the open Forest
New Forest District Council www.nfdc.gov.uk Local Government office
New Forest Equestrian Association www.nfed.co.uk/nfea.htm Organization working toward preserving the tradition of freedom to ride in the New Forest
New Forest Access Forum www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/looking-after/new-forest-access-forum Advisory body of New Forest professionals looking to improve access to the countryside
NEWFORCE www.newforce.org.uk/ New Forest off-road cycling club
New Forest Association of Local Councils An association that represents the interests of the local councils based in the Forest
National Park Authority www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/ An association of selected members that act in the interests of the New National Park
New Forest Dog Owners’ Group http://www.newforestdog.org.uk/ Organization working toward the rights of dogs and their owners in the New Forest
New Forest Tourism Association A group consisting of all the local tourism providers
New Forest Association www.newforest-online.co.uk/ An independent organization dedicated to protecting the traditional character in the New Forest
Ramblers’ Association www.ramblers.org.uk UK charity looking after footpaths and the countryside for walkers
RSPB www.rspb.org.uk UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife
SUSTRANS www.sustrans.org.uk A charity that encourages people to walk, cycle, and use public transport
Verderers www.verderers.org.uk A statutory body that shares the management of the New Forest with the Forestry Commission