Press releases from the family of UK National Parks

  • Colourful Butterflies

    Northumberland National Park

    There are two species of butterfly which we see at this time of year which have a completely differently life cycle from our other butterflies. These are the Red Admiral and the Painted Lady. These two species are powerful fliers and just like migrant birds they migrate to Britain each spring from their wintering grounds […] The page Colourful Butterflies first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 29 May 2020.

  • Lichens in Kidland Forest

    Northumberland National Park

    Student Jessica Davison previous completed our Young Ranger Placement Scheme and has continued to volunteer her time helping with environmental schemes such as our lichen surveys. Currently on her gap year, she will be continuing studying Environmental Sciences later this year. You can read her first blog here. What are lichens? Lichens are symbiotic, meaning they consist […] The page Lichens in Kidland Forest first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 29 May 2020.

  • Visitors Urged To Be Cautious Due to Fire Risk

    Northumberland National Park

    The warning comes as the North of the country experiences a continued spell of hot and dry weather, and the Park expresses concerns that more people will visit over the weekend. Like many countryside areas across the region and the country, increased crowds have recently put strain on the Park and local communities with some […] The page Visitors Urged To Be Cautious Due to Fire Risk first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 28 May 2020.

  • National Park warns ‘fires could devastate wildlife so no BBQs’

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority is reminding the public that no-one should be lighting fires or barbecues in the open countryside as there is a high risk of wildfires, which could cause serious and lasting harm to wildlife.

    Posted: 28 May 2020.

  • Rangers' Plea to Protect Wildlife as Visitors Return to Moors

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 28 May 2020.

  • It’s Knot a Problem

    Northumberland National Park

    Usually during the school holidays and over the summer months the Northumberland National Park Ranger team assist with delivering a wide range of family events around the Park. Under the present circumstances we are adapting how we deliver these events. One way of doing this is to bring some of our regular activities to you. […] The page It’s Knot a Problem first appeared on Northumberland National Park.

    Posted: 27 May 2020.

  • National Park issues weekend guidance to keep people safe

    North York Moors National Park

    The North York Moors National Park Authority is urging people to maintain social distancing this bank holiday weekend by avoiding busy hotspots or by continued use of open spaces near to people’s homes.

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • Joint Statement

    Snowdonia National Park

    Welsh National Park Authorities issue a call for continued patience amidst fears of a busy Bank Holiday weekend

    Posted: 22 May 2020.

  • Our Message to All Those Who Love Exmoor This Bank Holiday Weekend

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 21 May 2020.

  • Exmoor National Park Launches Covid-19 Response Fund

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 19 May 2020.

  • Broads Briefing - May 2020

    Broads National Park

    John Packman's Broads Briefing for May 2020 is now available to read.

    Posted: 13 May 2020.

  • Authority welcomes safe return to the water

    Broads National Park

    A return to the water for boaters has been agreed, following social distancing guidelines.

    Posted: 13 May 2020.

  • Joint Statement from the Welsh National Parks - Welsh National Park Authorities issue clear message to respect Welsh Government Guidance

    Snowdonia National Park

    Wales’ three National Park Authorities have welcomed new Welsh Government guidance reinforcing the need for people in Wales to stay at home, stay safe and protect the NHS.

    Posted: 12 May 2020.

  • Return of Lynmouth Bridge 'Will Bring Joy For Years to Come'

    Exmoor National Park

    Posted: 7 May 2020.

  • May Day Bank Holiday: Please continue to stay home

    Snowdonia National Park

    Key workers have united to urge members of the public to stay home and stay safe over Bank Holiday weekend.

    Posted: 7 May 2020.