National Park news

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Concerns about latest proposals to remove the need for planning permission

We've recently responsed to the Government's latest proposed changes to the planning system.

Atlantic Woodlands project across Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks scoops top Park Protector Award

A project to help conserve some of the nation's rarest lichens and mosses has scooped the Campaign for National Parks' top Park Protector Award and a bursary for £2,000.

Free Seminar for Businesses Operating in National Parks in Wales

Come and hear how your business may be affected by the Welsh Government’s proposed changes to environment policy and the planning system.

National Parks Manifesto: Parks need stronger protection and a fairer share of resources

"National Parks in the 21stCentury: A Manifesto for the next Westminster Government” argues that National Parks are essential to the nation’s health and well-being.

Pizza in the place, pizza in the park, come get your fill!

At the end of July a little group of Champions and their friends from round the North East gathered at Waltown Country Park to make things out of mud, and sand, clay and straw...

Campaign for National Parks seeks two new trustees

We are looking for two individuals with commitment and passion to join our Trustee Board.

New fracking guidance emphasises the protection for National Parks

The Government has recently clarified its approach to planning for unconventional oil and gas, including the process known as fracking.

News from Around the Parks Spring 2014 publication

The latest edition of News from around the Parks is available to download.

Outdoor Organisations call on MPs and peers to 'champion outdoor recreation' for the good of the nation

Ten leading outdoor organisations are joining together in Westminster today (11 June) to urge parliamentarians to factor the benefits of outdoor recreation into their manifestos and policies ahead of the next general election.

A walk with Jim Perrin and Homan Yousofi in Snowdonia

Writer and Community Champion Homan Yousofi reflects on an inspirational walk in Snowdonia with the much loved nature writer, raconteur and Guardian columnist Jim Perrin.

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