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Former Peak District National Park Authority chief executive warns that further cuts to National Park Authority funding could be disastrous

Further cuts to the Government grant to National Parks could have devastating consequences, according to former Peak District National Park Authority chief executive Jim Dixon.

Interview with the Winner of the National Parks Young Volunteer Award 2014 and Northumberland National Park Mosaic Champion

Our membership magazine Viewpoint talks to Jerome Bass about how our Mosaic initiative in Northumberland National Park has turned around his life

Transport campaigner Colin Speakman wins Sheila McKechnie award for Dales Rail Bus Network

Transport campaigner and Council member Colin Speakman has received the Sheila McKechnie Transport Campaigner of the Year award for his work in developing the Dalesbus network of services, linking urban centres with the Yorkshire Dales.

Mosaic Wales project draws to a close and starts a new chapter

More than 2,200 people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities have been brought to Welsh National Parks for the first time thanks to the three year Mosaic project run by the Campaign for National Parks.

Campaign for National Parks launches Park Protector Award 2015

Heritage lovers, environmental groups and conservationists could secure important funding and recognition for their work by entering this year's Campaign for National Parks Park Protector Award, whcih is supported by the Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust..

Fracking in National Parks: Our position

"We do not suport the use of fracking in or under National Parks, given the potentially significant environmental impacts.

Party Manifestos: Welcome recognition of National Parks but more details required

Commitments in party manifestos to protect National Parks as well as providing more public transport into our treasured landcapes have been welcomed by the Campaign for National Parks.

Mosaic Champions annual event: National Parks need to be more accessible for young people

Young volunteers with National Parks have spoken about the importance of them being more accessible to people of their own age (16-25) during their annual weekend event

We're recruiting: Mosaic Project Officer for Exmoor

Are you passionate about the outdoors and National Parks? Want to get more young people involved on Exmoor? Read about our new job opportunity.

Campaign for National Parks new Chief Executive pledges to stop cuts from damaging our treasured protected landscapes

National Park Authorities in England should be given greater long-term financial security to enable them to conserve and enhance our most precious landscapes, according to our new Chief Executive Fiona Howie.

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