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Man about Tarn by Pete May

Man about Tarn

The beauty of National Parks has inspired thousands of writers. Author Pete May explains why he's in love with the Lake District as part of our #summerofbeauty

Adonis blue butterfly. Photo credit: SDNPA

Count butterflies in the South Downs

The Big Butterfly Count needs your help with its annual survey of the nation’s butterflies. South Downs Ranger, Tim Squire tells us how you can get involved. #Summerofbeauty

Photo credit: Peak District National Park Authority

Submit your pictures to our summer of beauty competition!

Celebrate the beauty of National Parks with our summer photography competition! Sponsored by HF Holidays.

Pied flycatcher in flight by Craig Jones

Capturing the pied flycatcher on camera

Wildlife photographer Craig Jones takes us through his incredible experience capturing the tiny pied flycatcher on camera in the Peak District as part of our #summerofbeauty blog series. 

Beautiful oak woodland in the Peak District

It’s time to bite the bullet for nature in National Parks

Prof Alastair Driver from Rewilding Britain says it’s time for National Parks to bite the bullet and focus much harder on the enhancement of natural beauty and wildlife #summerofbeauty

Natterjack toad by Matt Wilson

Natterjack toads – rare native to National Parks

Just two populations of this rare and elusive species are left in the New Forest National Park. Dr. Laurence Jarvis Science and Research Manager at Froglife takes a close look at this unusual toad as part of our #summerofbeauty

Farmer and his dogs. Photo credit: Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Plans for farming payments in Wales are announced

The Welsh Government has proposed two new systems to provide payments to farmers

Rory Stewart is Minister of State for Justice and MP for Penrith and The Border

Rory Stewart MP: rewilding leaves no place for people in the Lake District

Rewilding is a hot topic and our #summerofbeauty looks at all sides of the issues. Ahead of a debate on the issue, Conservative MP Rory Stewart argues rewilding is the wrong approach for restoring nature in our National Parks.

Mountain hare by Tom Aspinall

How Community Scientists are caring for Peak District moors

Joseph Margetts from Moors for the Future Partnership takes us through the important work being done to protect willdife by the winning project of the 2017 Park Protector Award #summerofbeauty

Photo credit: Friends of the South Downs

Help defend National Parks in My Favourite Voucher Codes poll

This July 2018, Campaign for National Parks is teaming up with the money saving guys over at My Favourite Voucher Codes to be part of their charity poll

Little whirlpool ramshorn snails by Paul Sterry Nature Photographers Ltd

Saving creatures great and small

RSPB ecologist Jane Sears takes a look at the efforts to bring two beautiful beasties Back from the Brink at Puborough Brooks in the South Downs National Park #summerofbeauty

 

Photo credit: Victor de Jesus

2018 Park Protector Award searches for its' next winner!

Projects contributing to our beautiful National Parks could win £2,000 boost in Park Protector Award 2018

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