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Gold for Dartmoor in the National Farming Awards

Mat Cole, reflects on the success of Dartmoor Farmers linking sustainable production with the iconic Dartmoor landscape.

Manifesto plans for new National Parks welcomed

We welcome plans for new National Park designations in Conservative and Liberal Democrat manifestos, and details of ten new National Nature Parks released today (28 Nov 2019) by the Labour Party.

A charity with an outsized impact

Campaign for National Parks is a charity which punches above its weight for its size.

Campaign Conference takes forward change for the National Parks

Campaign for National Parks hosted a conference to discuss the future of National Parks in England and Wales following the publication of Julian Glover's review of designated landscapes.

Turning ideas into action – Glover authors look to the future

Campaign for National Parks welcomed many organisations last night to a special panel discussion with the authors of the Glover Landscapes Review. 

Lake District by Michael Turner

Halt to fracking is welcomed

Campaign for National Parks welcomes the halt to fracking but pushes for a complete ban.

Review: “Fight for It Now - John Dower and the Struggle for National Parks in Britain” by David Wilkinson

Adrian Philips reviews David Wilkinson's new book on the incredible story of John Dower, a man who, more than any other, created our National Parks as we now know them.

Cam House in the North York Moors

Planting for the future

Alasdair Fagan, woodland creation officer at the North York Moors National Park Authority takes a look at tree planting projects in the National Park.

Moor fact, less fiction

Shooting can be part of the solution argues Adrian Blackmore, Director of Shooting at the Countryside Alliance, in response to the RSPB.

Moor controversy

Dr Pat Thompson, a senior policy officer for the RSPB tells us about the controversy surrounding grouse shooting.

Travelling in the right direction

Chair of the Peak District National Park Authority, Andrew McCloy, looks at how unsustainable travel in the National Park is contributing to the climate crisis.

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