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Autumn 2018 - News from Around the Parks

Read about the Summer/Autumn 2018 news from National Park Authorities and Societies. 

Having an adventure in the New Forest

Disability and adventure!

Valerie Rawlings and Bob McLellan from Disabled Ramblers takes us through their passion for overcoming the obstacles in the way of a National Park adventure!

Dame Fiona Reynolds by David Levinson

"beauty is vital for us all but we can’t take it for granted – we need to fight for it" an interview with Dame Fiona Reynolds

Now it is an exciting time for National Parks. Dame Fiona Reynolds, who's sitting on the advisory board of the Glover review, talks to us about her vision for National Parks #21stCenturyNationalParks 

River Dart in Dartmoor.

Autumn magic in National Parks

Autumn is an amazing time to explore the incredible sights and experiences of the National Parks. Our friends at Original Cottages tells you why you should get outside and have an autumnal adventure of your own!

 

 

Help up oppose fracking in our National Parks

Let's not fast-track fracking!

Your National Parks are threatened by fracking despite current protections. Campaign for National Parks is urging the Government to reject the introduction of permitted development rights for shale gas exploration and prevent a fast-track for fracking in the planning system.  

New Forest VIP project

Protected landscapes get VIP treatment

Michelle Clark, project manager at National Grid, provides an update on the landmark Visual Impact Provision initiative for English and Welsh National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs).

Milky Way over Harbottle Castle - Ian Glendinning

See star potential with big dipper campaign

Northumberland National Park has been hailed as “one of the best places in England” to enjoy the beauty of the night sky. Duncan Wise, visitor development and marketing manager at Northumberland National Park Authority explains why England’s northernmost county is now fighting to protect its starry skies from light pollution.

Your chance to have a say on the future of National Parks

Government review calls for evidence to inform the future of National Parks – Campaign for National Parks urges solutions to big challenges

Campaign for National Parks has welcomed the Government’s call for evidence for the review of England’s designated landscapes, which was launched Saturday 20 October. #21stcenturyNationalParks 

Julian Glover, leading the review of National Parks and AONBs

"We can’t pretend the conflicts don’t exist" Julian Glover speaks out on the review of designated landscapes

Leader of the Government's review of Englands AONBs and National Parks addresses the Park Protector reception about his one-in-a-lifetime review. #21stCenturyNationalParks 

Winning projects with judge Debbie North

Dartmoor project wins 2018 national award

Opening up Emsworthy Mire from the Devon Wildlife Trust has been recognised for its extraordinary contribution to the National Park.

A crowd of protesters at Binsted

Consultation to be reopened for A27

A partial victory for environmental campaigners in the fight against the disastrous Arundel bypass plans.

Learn more about the fascinating art history of this welsh valley

Pont Aberglaslyn: a picturesque landscape

Artist and lecturer Peter Bishop follows his fascinating history of the art inspired by Cader Idris with a look at Pont Aberglaslyn in Snowdonia National Park

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