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Over 390 miles in a month: Pam and Claire run a marathon in every National Park

Pam and Claire have taken on the huge challenge of running a marathon in every National Park in England, Wales and Scotland in September! Here is a snippet of their experiences

Meet our new President, Caroline Quentin

To get to know our new President a little better we asked her a few questions...

Heritage at Risk

The fantastic Heritage at Risk project has been shortlisted for our Park Protector Award. Chris Jones shares how the project encourages individuals and communities to care for historical monuments in Northumberland National Park.

Saving a special spider

Another project shortlisted for our Park Protector Award is the Fen Raft Project. Andrea Kelly, a senior ecologist from the Broads Authority blogs about how they are saving this beautiful species.

Making Exmoor’s paths the best they can be

Ceri Rapsey, rights of way support officer from the Exmoor National Park Authority writes about the Path Watchers project which has been shortlisted for our Park Protector Award.

Caroline Quentin joins as our President

“National Parks need to remain relevant – don’t pickle them in aspic,” says our new President, Caroline Quentin

Six National Park projects shortlisted for prestigious Park Protector Award

Six projects having a big impact on protecting National Parks shortlisted for a Park Protector Award

The John Muir Award in the UK’s National Parks

Rob Bushby, John Muir award manager from the John Muir Trust talks about how you can encourage people to connect with, enjoy and care for wild places

Disappointment that individuals are to be allowed to receive cash payments for agreeing to fracking

We're very disappointed that individuals are to be allowed to receive cash payments for agreeing to fracking

Carrying on the Big Conversation

We ran a survey in March that nearly 10,000 people filled in to tell us what they think about National Parks. Our chief executive Fiona Howie carries on the conversation. 

Plans to erect pylons in the Lake District put on hold

Pleased to hear National Grid has delayed the next stage of the consultation on a project to erect 24km of overhead lines right through the Lake District

We don’t need a Moses but a movement

Kate Ashbrook, our trustee and the general secretary of the Open Spaces Society writes about our Radio 4 Appeal presented by Bill Bryson

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