National parks

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Dartmoor park launches attempt to appeal against wild camping ruling
Lawyers argue judgment to end wild camping without landowner’s permission may be flawed

Helena Horton Environment reporter

27, Jan, 2023 @2:33 PM

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Labour government would pass right to roam act and reverse Dartmoor ban
Exclusive: Shadow environment secretary Jim McMahon says access to land and waterways ‘needs to change’

Helena Horton Environment reporter

27, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Kosciuszko brumby numbers surge, prompting accusations of ‘shameful’ NSW mismanagement
Government says 859 feral horses removed from national park last year but conservationists say that falls short of pledge to control problem

Lisa Cox

27, Jan, 2023 @1:54 AM

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Dartmoor landowner who won wild camping ban may be putting rare beetle at risk
Exclusive: Alexander Darwall, who said he brought case to improve conservation, is releasing pheasants near protected woodland

Helena Horton Environment reporter

21, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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NSW Labor promises to create ‘great koala national park’ if it wins power
Party re-commits to establishing 300,000-hectare park in state’s north to turn around animal’s ‘grim trajectory’

Michael McGowan

18, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Nothing can take its place’: dismayed Dartmoor wild campers share memories
Lovers of the national park mourn loss of right to camp – for some a balm for their mental health, for others a rite of passage

Alfie Packham, Safi Bugel and Guardian readers

17, Jan, 2023 @5:00 PM

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MP who received donation from landowner refuses to criticise Dartmoor camping decision
Totnes MP Anthony Mangnall was given £5,000 according to parliament’s register of members’ interests in 2020

Helena Horton Environment reporter

17, Jan, 2023 @1:03 PM

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‘Something beautiful has been taken away’: campaigners vow to fight ban on Dartmoor camping
A judge’s decision making it unlawful to pitch a tent on the moors without the landowner’s permission is set to spark a wave of right-to-roam protests

Miranda Bryant and Helena Horton

15, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Alberta fights Canada government over its crowded parks: ‘Like a tailgate party’
Tension between showcasing region’s natural wonders and preserving them comes amid broader political conflict

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

12, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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Michael Dower obituary
Director general of the Countryside Commission who oversaw the creation of the National Forest

Fiona Reynolds

08, Jan, 2023 @5:17 PM

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Thirteen bison killed after road crash near Yellowstone national park
Herd struck by semi-truck on Montana highway, with some of the bison needing to be euthanized ‘due to severe injuries’

Maya Yang

01, Jan, 2023 @1:50 PM

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Christmas trees cost more this year. Maybe it’s time to cut your own
A US forest service initiative encourages people to cut their own trees in an effort to maintain healthy forests

Gabrielle Canon

22, Dec, 2022 @11:00 AM

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