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Tissington Trail winter closures for tree felling work for ash dieback management
Sections of the Tissington Trail between Mapleton and Alsop-en-le-Dale will be closed during December 2022 to February 2023 as the National Park Authority undertakes tree felling operations for ash dieback.
24 November 2022

RIP Michael Dower, former National Park Officer for the Peak District National Park
We were saddened to hear news of the death of Michael Dower, who was a former National Park Officer for the Peak District National Park.
14 November 2022

Ground-breaking national Generation Green project exceeds projected reach
The ground-breaking £2.5million Generation Green project launched during the pandemic, has exceeded expectations, reaching more than 115,000 young people and children in just 16 months.
28 October 2022

Derbyshire fossil study reveals insights into Peak District’s 12 million year-old climatic past
A decade-long study into unique rocks near a Derbyshire village has been uncovering the secrets of what the county and the Peak District might have looked like under a much warmer and wetter past.
24 October 2022

National Park Authority consultation opens on changes to car park charging
A consultation has opened this week on proposed changes to car parks owned and operated by the Peak District National Park Authority.
19 October 2022

Monitoring complex vegetation communities from the air
Is it possible to monitor changes to blanket bog vegetation using remote sensing imagery? This was the question posed in 2017 by Moors for the Future Partnership (MFFP) as part of MoorLIFE 2020, a project funded by EU LIFE, to restore huge swathes of degraded blanket bog moorland in the Peak District and South Pennines.
30 September 2022

Statement from the Peak District National Park Authority on the passing of our late Sovereign, Queen Elizabeth II
On behalf of the Peak District National Park Authority, our members, staff teams and volunteers we extend our sincere condolences to the Royal Family following the announcement of the death of Her Majesty the Queen.
8 September 2022

National Park Rangers guide the way for walkers with dementia
People with dementia and their carers are invited to take part in the Derbyshire Dales Walking Festival (September 19 to 25) with three walks designed specifically to meet their needs.
24 August 2022

National Park planners are highly commended in RTPI awards
The work of Peak District National Park planners in achieving a high quality affordable housing scheme in a protected area has been recognised in the Royal Town Planning Institute’s East Midlands awards.
11 August 2022

Secrets of historic Peak District hall are revealed in new augmented reality app
A historic Peak District family home is now brought back to life in a new augmented reality (AR) app.
27 July 2022

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