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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

Lakes to Dales extension official

A happy day as the Lakes to Dales are finally extended!

5 Questions for the legendary Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson is presenting a BBC Radio 4 Appeal us this Sunday - so we asked him about his love of National Parks

Read Adam's inspirational story of how getting involved in National Parks changed his life

National Parks are truly beautiful places which inspire people in millions of different ways. For Adam, becoming more involved in National Parks completely changed his life.

So, what can you do for National Parks week?!

Fiona Muir, our fundraising manager talks about all the exciting things you can get up to during National Parks week

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