John Muir the Scots born naturalist, writer, climber, inventor, conservationist and campaigner would have been 179 years old on Friday 21st April 2017. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” ― John Muir John Muir was instrumental in establishing the world’s first National Parks system in America in the early 1900’s. A global […]
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National Parks have put together a list of some of seasonal events taking place in each of the fifteen national parks this Autumn. There are lots of super events, highlights include: Norfolk Walking Festival New Forest Walking Festival Wildlife & Photography talk with Yorkshire coast Nature Horrible Happenings at Halloween […]
This July Campaign for National Parks celebrates 80 years To celebrate they have teaming up with campaigning organisation 38 Degrees to run free organised walks and natural art workshops on 30th July. Everyone is invited. Free guided walks and natural art workshops taking place on 30th July across all the National […]
The latest post in our from the blogs series features a very interesting question from Carry Davies – BMC Could corporate sponsorship turn our national parks into outdoor Disneylands? A new company set up to persuade big business to support national parks has been criticised over fears it could lead to ‘Disneyfication’. Should […]
Do you know anyone involved in protecting our National Parks? Campaign for National Parks has just launched 2016 Park Protector Award Campaign for National Parks is a national charity dedicated to campaigning to protect and promote all of the National Parks of England and Wales. The Park Protector Awards are open […]
For their 80th anniversary the Campaign for National Parks have launched a 4min survey asking us all to help shape the future of National Parks! Campaign for National Parks is an independent charity campaigning to protect and promote the National Parks of England & Wales. Working with a wide variety […]
Way back in 2011 we talked about the possible extension of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks in our Rohantime post It’s Official We Love the Lakes & Dales After many delays Defra has just been announced it’s going to happen next August. Two of England’s most renowned national […]
National Parks Week 30th July – 5th August 2012. National Parks Week is held every year to raise awareness and celebrate our 15 National Parks. These dramatic and beautiful expanses of countryside are free for everyone to visit and enjoy all year round.
Americans today have become increasingly disconnected from the great outdoors American’s who are passionate about the great outdoors are thrilled by the recently released America’s Great Outdoors report “A Promise to future generations.” The report outlines ways to conserve America’s outdoors, improve recreational access and boost urban and rural economies […]