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A Call for Protection for England's National Parks

Lake-District-National-Park-World-Heritage-Site
The Campaign for National Parks, a national charity dedicated to campaigning to protect and promote all of the National Parks of England and Wales has called on the  government to demonstrate its commitment to protecting National Parks.

The Campaign for National Parks, the National Trust and the Campaign to Protect Rural England believe that the protection for National Parks should be strengthened.

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Exmoor’s Conservation Superheroes Rewarded

Exmoor’s conservation superheroes
Richard, manager of Rohan Dunster has been talking to Rohantime about their local National Trust volunteer rangers based at Holnicote Estate near Minehead, Somerset
The work they undertake on a countryside estate as large as Holnicote is invaluable; from assisting with the maintenance of the 250km of rights of way, helping to conserve rare lichens or endangered butterflies in the Dunkery & Horner Wood National Nature Reserve, or providing information and assistance to the visitors that visit the property throughout the year.… Read more

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Try Something New in 2016 – Orienteering Challenge

Try Something New in 2016 –  Orienteering Challenge

Map and Compass - Rohantime
British Orienteering and National Trust launch the National Trust Orienteering Challenge
January – March 2016 – A unique season of orienteering challenge events offers the chance to explore National Trust places in a whole new way.
Find your way around a mapped out course, while completing a range of special tasks and activities that evoke the spirit of their special places. … Read more

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Sounds of our Shores – Celebrating the Coast

Dunwich beach Suffolk - Chris-Lacey

Unique project aims to capture sounds from the 10,800 mile UK coastline

UPDATE: Help decide the nation’s favourite sound of our shores in online poll https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/soundsofourshores #shoresounds
Voting closes at midnight on Thursday 27 August 2015
The National Trust has teamed up with the National Trust for Scotland the British Library and audioBoom to create the UK’s first ever coastal sound map.… Read more