How can we make our National Parks even better?

In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Campaign for National Parks has launched a Big Conversation about National Parks. Chief Executive, Fiona Howie, is asking all of us to tell the Campaign for National Parks (CNP) what we think about these wonderful landscapes, but also, and importantly, what we can do to make these great places even…

Further action needed to deal with invasive species threat

Today marks the start of Invasives Species Week, which aims to raise awareness of the huge problem of invasive non-native species like the American Signal crayfish and Floating Pennywort. During Invasives Species Week a group of conservation organisations led by Wildlife & Countryside Link will be pressing the UK government to do more to work alongside…

Connecting Children with Nature: Natural England report

Last week Natural England published some eye-opening statistics. Their report, the product of two years’ worth of research, looked at how often children visit natural places, where they visit and with whom. © National Trust Images/ John Millar Natural England’s major finding, reported in the Guardian, is that over 1 in 9 (12%) of children haven’t visited…