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Linking Landscape and Community

The Arun and Rother Connections (ARC) project has just won our 2016 Park Protector Award. Rachel Carless, project manager from the RSPB describes the fantastic work being done to protect these rivers.  

Arun and Rother Connections project in the South Downs wins our Park Protector Award

We are delighted to announce the Arun and Rother Connections (ARC) project as the winner of our Park Protector Award

Making our National Parks more diverse

Maxwell A. Ayamba from the Sheffield Environmental Movement (SEM) writes about some of the challenges of people from black and minority ethnic communities using National Parks

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

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