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Glover Review – two years on and still waiting

Today (21 Sep 2021) marks two years since the publication of Julian Glover’s Landscapes Review. Campaign for National Parks calls on the Government to urgently set out ambitious plans for National Parks and wider landscapes. 

Campaign for National Parks presents climate report to National Parks APPG

Campaign for National Parks Policy and Research Manager Ruth Bradshaw presented the 'National Parks and the Climate Emergency' report to the APPG on National Parks this week to help raise awareness among parliamentarians.

Dr Rose O’Neill appointed as new Chief Executive of Campaign for National Parks

We are pleased to announce that Dr Rose O’Neill is the new Chief Executive of Campaign for National Parks (CNP), the only independent charity dedicated to campaigning to protect and improve National Parks in England and Wales.  

Documenting Climate Change: Campaign for National Parks Photography Competition 2021 launches

Following on from the release of its National Parks and the Climate Emergency report this summer, Campaign for National Parks (CNP) has revealed the theme of its annual photography competition – documenting climate change. 

Government promises full response to Glover Landscapes Review ‘later this year’

The Government today finally released a Ministerial Statement on the Glover Landscapes Review, following repeated calls from Campaign for National Parks and others to act on the Review’s important recommendations, but we still await a full response.

New Report: National Parks and the Climate Emergency

A new report by Campaign for National Parks released in June 2021 looks at the impact of the climate emergency on National Parks and explores the role they have to play in tackling this.

CNP Chief Executive speaks at Environment APPG

Campaign for National Parks Chief Executive Anita Konrad addressed Parliamentarians at the Environment APPG on 20 May 2021, highlighting the role that National Parks could, and should, play in the Green Recovery.

Green match funding to help Campaign for National launch 'National Parks: New Perspectives' bursaries

Help us support the next generation of National Parks communicators to share their stories about, and visions for, National Parks by donating via the Big Give this week (22-29 April) - where your donation will be doubled at no extra cost to you.

Tributes paid to National Parks campaigner and former CNP Vice-President Lord Judd

Campaign for National Parks pays tribute to its former Vice-President and ally Lord Judd who died on 17 April 2021 aged 86 after a lifetime campaigning for National Parks and social justice as an MP, life peer and in voluntary roles with CNP and Friends of the Lake District.

Park Protector Awards 2021 - winners revealed!

Safer Lakes won the Park Protector Award 2021, with Moors for the Future Partnership and Be Wild Buckfastleigh winning runners-up prizes and volunteer woodland warden Rod Gentry named as Volunteer of the Year.

Campaign for National Parks launches Park Protector Awards 2021

Campaign for National Parks has teamed up with Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust and BBC's Countryfile Magazine for the Park Protector Awards 2021.