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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.

Ninety years since the mass trespass of Kinder Scout

Ninety years ago, a group of countryside campaigners took to Kinder Scout - the highest point in the Peak District - to push for greater access to the outdoors. Their actions contributed to the creation of National Parks.

Save our National Parks: Share your story Big Give appeal launches

Campaign for National Parks is urging people to Save our National Parks: Share your story as part of this year's Big Give appeal 2022.

Read Viewpoint Magazine 79 (Autumn/Winter 2021)

Friends of Campaign for National Parks receive a bi-annual printed Viewpoint Magazine packed with news, views and features about National Parks in England and Wales. With the latest Spring/Summer 2022 edition launding on doormats/in inboxes this week, we're sharing the previous Autumn/Winter 2021 one with you.

Hiking through History: Hadrian’s Wall Path in Northumberland National Park

As we invite you to share your story of National Parks as part of our Big Give appeal, one of our National Parks: New Perspectives bursary holders Charlotte Ditchburn shares her love of Northumberland National Park.

Valuing volunteers in National Parks

North Yorkshire Moors Association Chair Adrian Leaman outlines the integral role volunteers play in protecting, improving and engaging people with the importance of National Parks and why we must recognise this.

Brecon Beacons National Park - a safe haven to many

As we invite you to share your story of National Parks as part of our Big Give appeal, one of our National Parks: New Perspectives bursary holders Tony Karoly tells us more about her love of Brecon Beacons National Park.

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