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What would a ‘National Park City’ be?

This blog was written for and first appeared on the Glasgow City National Park website.  To see the original and find out more about a National Park in Glasgow see the website. I am excited about the idea of National … Continue reading

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Conference for Nature

Unbelievably it is now four months since I finished the MSc, the big career jump and started work at The Conservation Volunteers. Since then, the blog writing has taken a bit of a nose dive.  Moving to Scotland on two … Continue reading

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Lake District Futures – Reflections 4 – It’s not what you do… It’s the way that you do it

Much of the Lake District Futures project focused on the influence of perception, which in turn highlighted that it is not always what you do in land management but how you do it. It emphasised that at times, success, consensus … Continue reading

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Lake District Future – reflections 3 – Wild, managed, natural, re-wilded

Respondents to the Lake District Futures Project showed a wide range of perceptions both of what the Lake District is like, and what it should be like in future, so a few more quotes and facts to get you thinking … Continue reading

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Lake District Future – reflections 2 – What is the Purpose of the Lakes National Park?

It is a simple, but fundamental question – what is the Lake District National Park for, what should it focus on and why do we have it – a few quotes and facts that show that the question is far from simple: … Continue reading

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Should water drive the Lakes

A really interesting interview at United Utilities as part of my dissertation really got me thinking about the practical effects that a disconnection from nature can have in environmental policy. Having good quality, clean, drinking water running at will from … Continue reading

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