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Campaign underway to stop theme park plans in Lake District National Park

A campaign is underway to stop developers building a big adventure park in Lake District National Park, once again shining a spotlight on the need to protect National Parks from potentially damaging developments. Friends of the Lake District Planning Officer Lorayne Wall explains...

Volunteer of the Year nominee: Bob Slater - North York Moors National Park

As the vote for our Park Protector Awards 2022 Volunteer of the Year gets underway, we spoke to one of the shortlisted nominees Bob Slater from North York Moors National Park - about his work and why National Parks matter to him.

Volunteer of the Year nominee: Tony Evans - Northumberland National Park

As the vote for our Park Protector Awards 2022 Volunteer of the Year gets underway, we spoke to one of the shortlisted nominees Tony Evans from Northumberland National Park - about his work and why National Parks matter to him.

Volunteer of the Year nominee: Jack Walmsley - Snowdonia Society

As the vote for our Park Protector Awards 2022 Volunteer of the Year gets underway, we spoke to one of the shortlisted nominees Jack Walmsley, volunteer with Snowdonia Society - about his work and why National Parks matter to him.

Volunteer of the Year nominee: Rachel Thomas - Chair of The Exmoor Society

As the vote for our Park Protector Awards 2022 Volunteer of the Year gets underway, we spoke to one of the shortlisted nominees Rachel Thomas - Chair of The Exmoor Society - about her work and why National Parks matter to her.

Volunteer of the Year nominee: Chris Maloney - Keeper of the Peak

As the vote for our Park Protector Awards 2022 Volunteer of the Year gets underway, we spoke to one of the shortlisted nominees Chris Maloney - who helps protect Peak District National Park as 'Keeper of the Peak' about his work and why National Parks matter to him.

Park Protector Awards 2022 - vote for your Volunteer of the Year

Voting is now open for the Volunteer of the Year category in Campaign for National Parks’ Park Protector Awards 2022 – and will close on 30 June 2022. 

Park Protector Awards 2022 now open for nominations 

Campaign for National Parks launches the Park Protector Awards 2022 - partnering with more organisations to add a new category and host an awards ceremony at the Houses of Parliament this summer.

We need legislative change now if National Parks are to deliver more in future 

We've been calling for the Government to commit to a new Landscapes Bill to deliver on the ambition of the Landscapes Review, but this was sadly lacking from the 2022 Queen's Speech. Our Policy and Research Manager Ruth Bradshaw explains why legislative change is so crucial.

Save our National Parks: Share your story Big Give appeal raises almost £9,000

Thank you to everyone who got involved in the Save our National Parks: Share your story Big Give appeal 2022 - we raised almost £9,000 to help us campaign to protect and improve National Parks.

A defining day - Trustee Kate Ashbrook on her love of Dartmoor National Park

Our Trustee and long-time supporter of National Parks, Kate Ashbrook, shares the story of when she first fell for Dartmoor National Park as part of our Save our National Parks: Share your story campaign.

Save our National Parks: Share your story - why National Parks matter to you!

We've been asking you to tell us why National Parks matter to you as part of our Save our National Parks: Share your story Big Give appeal.

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