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News from Around the Parks Spring 2016

Featuring important updates from all the different National Parks of Britain

The senior bus pass and rural transport – the bleak price of success

Colin Speakman, transport campaigner and Campaign for National Parks council member writes about the adverse impact free bus services for OAPs are having.

Getting more money into the National Parks?

The National Parks Partnership, a new initiative that will enable businesses to engage with all 15 of the UK National Parks, has been launched

Rewilding National Parks - Time to go wild!

Rewilding in National Parks: Helen Meech is the director of Rewilding Britain and has written about the benefits of rewilding in National Parks.  For a different perspective, read Robin Milton, chairman of the National Farmers' Union hill farming committee here.

Rewilding National Parks - The farmer's friend or enemy?

Rewilding in National Parks: Robin Milton is the chairman of the National Farmers’ Union Hill Farming Committee and has written about the benefits of farming to National Parks. For a different perspective, read Helen Meech, director, Rewilding Britain's blog here.

Mending Mountain Paths in our National Parks

Dr Catherine Flitcroft, Access and Conservation Policy Officer for our council member, the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) discusses the BMC’s crowdfunding campaign to raise money for environmental projects on some of Britain’s most iconic peaks: Mend Our Mountains.

Blog launched offering different opinions on issues affecting National Parks

As part of our 80th anniversary we've launched a blog and survey, inviting people to share their views on National Parks

“No future for us here until we are wealthy or retired"

Exmoor Young Voices was set up to help consult the National Park Authority on issues facing rural young people in Exmoor. They discuss the barriers and issues young people face living in isolated rural areas.

Big achievements for Mosaic Youth project

After three fantastic years, we have come to an end of our Mosaic Youth project, inspiring young people to use and enjoy National Parks

Sources of energy in our National Parks

Steve Ankers, policy officer for the South Downs Society discusses energy in National Parks - something we are asking people to share their views on in our survey.

Government issues 8 point plan for National Parks in England highlighting the importance of these beautiful places

We welcome the 8-Point Plan for England’s National Parks the Government published today which places an emphasis on ensuring National Parks are protected and promoted for future generations to enjoy.

A Midlife Crisis in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Gayle Lister, discovery ranger for the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority took part in Ironman Wales last year. Her blog discusses the value of the experience for her and for the National Park. 

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