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Let’s not play politics with our National Parks, it’s time for leadership

Campaign for National Parks wants to see real political leadership to make sure that our Parks are protected and enhanced now and for future generations. With a focus on exiting the EU in the Queen’s speech, and the appointment of a Secretary of State with a reputation for reform, our chief executive, Fiona Howie, considers what it all might mean for National Parks.

Launch of 2017 Park Protector Award

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Park Protector Award - celebrating the hard work across our National Parks

Rainbows in the Brecon Beacons

The Sandford Principle mustn’t be endangered in Wales

Following the publication of the long-awaited report from the Future Landscapes Wales Working Group, Campaign for National Parks’ Policy and Research Manager, Ruth Bradshaw, explains the progress made and why the Sandford Principle cannot be compromised.

Spring 2017 - News from Around the Parks

Read updates from the National Parks this spring

Our manifesto for the next Westminster Government

We're calling on the political parties to commit to investing in our beautiful National Parks for the long-term prosperity and health of our nation.

 

Congratulations to our marathon runner!

Huge congratulations to our marathon runner, Susannah who completed the London marathon last Sunday in aid of Campaign for National Parks. 

National Parks – leading the march towards a wilder future

Elliot Newton is the creative director of A Focus on Nature, a movement for young conservationists in the UK. He has blogged about why it's important for young people that National Parks are biodiverse.

Iconic places created by iconic people – our common land

Over 82% of common land in England is in a protected landscape. Julia Aglionby from the Foundation for Common Land blogs about how to secure the future of the commons.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

We're campaigning to make National Parks more beautiful. But what does that mean? We asked Douglas Chalmers from the Friends of the Lake District.

National Park Authorities could provide better travel information on their websites

We’ve conducted an audit of the National Park Authority websites to see how easy it is to find travel information. The results were mixed – and there’s definitely room for improvement. 

A stitch in time for Snowdonia?

Originally featured in our membership magazine, Viewpoint, John Harold from the Snowdonia Society talks about what the future holds for the National Park.

Sketching the enchanting National Parks

Joe has been doodling National Park scenes since he was a child. Now he’s put them into a colouring book for adults and is donating £1 to us for every book bought!

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