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Latest Peak District press releases

Breeding success for raptors in Peak District uplands
In its 2020 Interim Report, the Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative (BOPI) has announced encouraging breeding successes for several raptor species in the moorland areas of the Peak District, thanks to collaboration between landowners, gamekeepers and raptor workers during COVID-19.
16 September 2020

Temporary closures on Monsal Trail for conservation and essential safety work
The Peak District National Park Authority is asking people to be aware that sections of the Monsal Trail will be closed from Monday September 28, for two weeks, on Monday to Friday only.
9 September 2020

Counting the climate change cost of moorland wildfires
Camp fire caused loss of 50 years’ worth of valuable peat in the Peak District National Park.
26 August 2020

Record numbers of people enjoying National Park 'multi-user' trails following lockdown
Since the government's coronavirus lockdown was lifted in May, traffic-free trails in the Peak District National Park have seen a significant increase on previous years in the numbers of people using them.
19 August 2020

Statement on bearded vulture in the Peak District
Sarah Fowler, chief executive of the Peak District National Park said: “In a year that was already written into the history books by the unusual and unprecedented, no-one in the Peak District expected our skies to be graced by one of Europe’s most magnificent and rarest birds.
7 August 2020

Historic trees have been protected in the Peak District National Park
Work has taken place to protect an historic avenue of trees in the Peak District National Park which will ensure the public can enjoy them for years to come.
5 August 2020

Say hello to your new shop
Over recent months, we've been busy working on a new online shop – and we're overjoyed to now share this with you.
17 July 2020

Extreme litter picking in the Peak District National Park
Litter hotspots in some of the Peak District’s most challenging terrain are being targeted in a new initiative by national park rangers.
15 July 2020

A word from our chief executive, Sarah Fowler
Our chief executive Sarah Fowler shares her thanks to those who have been taking care of the Peak District and reflects on the role our national parks will play as many of our facilities re-open.
10 July 2020

‘Voices From The Peak’ is at Buxton Fringe Festival
The innovative audio artwork Voices From The Peak is being broadcast as part of the Buxton Fringe (July 1 to 19).
25 June 2020

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