If you would like to get in touch directly to offer any help or to ask any questions about SPCN, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To sign our online petition, please click here and add your name to those in support of this campaign.
Links to other organizations:
British Mountaineering Council – the national representative body for hill-walkers, climbers, and mountaineers in England and Wales.
Cambrian Mountains Society – campaigns for the Cambian Mounatins in mid-Wales to be designated as an AONB.
English Heritage – the government agency responsible for protecting England’s historic built environment.
Forest of Bowland AONB – includes the Forest of Pendle, which we would like to see included in a future South Pennines National Park.
John Muir Trust – works to conserve and protect wild land in the UK, through campaigning and land ownership.
National Association for AONBs – represents the UK’s 46 AONBs. Portal to each Area’s own website.
Natural England – the government agency responsible for protecting England’s natural environment, including designating National Parks and AONBs.
Pennine Prospects – administers the South Pennines Heritage Area (the current non-statutory designation for the area).
The Ramblers – campaigns for walkers’ rights, and for better access to the countryside.
RSPB – works to conserve and protect birds and other wildlife, through campaigning, and ownership of nature reserves.
Wildlife Trusts – 47 local trusts across the UK, which work to conserve and protect wildlife, through campaigning, and ownership of nature reserves. The Lancashire and Yorkshire Trusts cover the South Pennines, and each owns several reserves within the area.
Woodland Trust – works to conserve and protect the UK’s native woodlands, through campaigning, and ownership of woodlands. Owns several woods within the area.
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