Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Fancy helping shape our National Parks?

Defra has announced that new members are to be found and appointed to several National Park Authorities in England.


There are 2 vacancies in the New Forest, North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authories and one vacancy in the Peak District and South Downs NPAs and the Broads Authority.

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman, appoints members to reflect the national importance placed on these bodies, with responsibility for conservation, recreation, planning, access, land management and resources as well as reflecting both local and national interests.


If you're interested in applying, the dealine is Monday 13th February 2012, and the appointments will commence in May 2012, or as soon after as practical, and are initially for up to four years with the option of re-appointment for a total period of up to eight years.

For more info, visit the Defra site here.