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Mosaic Champions to provide a helping hand for National Parks Week

Our Mosaic Champions are joining the National Parks family's annual celebration of our fantastic breathing spaces for this year's National Parks Week.



Deep disappointment as Government declines to call in world's largest potash mine

The Government has indicated today that it will not call in the York Potash polyhalite mine application in the North York Moors.




Draconian Government cuts threaten the fabric of our English National Parks

Cuts of up to 40% in real terms to National Park Authority Government funding in England have led to more than 225 job losses over the past five years and huge impacts on the services they are able to provide.

Media Statement on the result of the North York Moors National Park Authority Special Planning Meeting to discuss York Potash application

Following the North York Moors National Park Authority decision today to approve the York Potash application, Ruth Bradshaw, Policy and Research Manager at the Campaign for National Parks said:

"Say No" to world's largest potash mine - 29 environment and amenity groups urge members of the North York Moors National Park Authority

Twenty nine environment and amenity organisations have today (24 June) joined forces to send a letter to North York Moors National Park Authority members urging them to reject proposals for the world's largest potash mine next week.

Exmoor Pony walk

Mosaic Champions lead pack ponies on Exmoor's annual Perambulation route

Joint press notice with Exmoor National Park Authority

Young champions from the Campaign for National Parks' Exmoor Mosaic team joined the traditional annual Exmoor Perambulation at the weekend, but with a twist - Exmoor ponies carried their supplies.


Mosaic Lake District Charcoal burning

From acorns to heirlooms - Mosaic champions see the wood between the trees

From logs to lumber, from acorns to heirlooms – Mosaic Champions are learning about the full wood cycle thanks to a unique initiative in the Lake District National Park.

News from around the Parks

The latest edition of News from around the Parks is available to download. Read updates on each of our 13 England and Wales National Parks.

Media statement in response to publication of North York Moors National Park Authority's officers' report on York Potash application

The Campaign for National Parks is disappointed with the confirmation today that officers of the North York Moors National Park (NYMNPA) have failed to recommend that a planning application for the world's largest potash mine be refused.

Three Welsh Mosaic Champions to take part in new Brecon Beacons National Park mentoring project

Three Wales Mosaic Champions are part of a new pilot project, launched by the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, to help improve the representation and inclusivity of black and minority ethnic (BME) communities into public life.