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Teaching Resources launched

April 2009

With the bird nesting season in full flow, teachers can now download ten National Curriculum-linked assembly and lesson plans from our downloads page to help encourage responsible behaviour on the moors.

Bird nesting season starts

March 2009

Its time to get those leads out and keep your dog to heel - bird nesting and lambing season has started and continues until 31 July. Please ensure you and your dog behave responsibly during this very important time.

Project scoops top dog award

January 2009

The Paws on the Moors project has been awarded the 'Kennel Club Dog Recognition Award' at the annual Kennel Club awards in London.

Dan Boys collects award from Kennel Club chair Ronnie Irving

Animation showing at world-reknowned Film Festival

November 2008

The 15 minute Paws on the Moors animation will be showing at the prestigious Kendal Film Festival on Sunday 22nd November. Click here to visit the competitions official website

Animation selected for 2008 Kendal Film Festival

September 2008

The festival will run between Thursday 20th and Sunday 23rd November at various locations in Kendal. Details of exactly when the film will be screened will be finalised over the coming weeks and announced on the official festival website. Click here to visit the competitions official website

New Paws on the Moors website launches

April 2008

Due to the recognition and popularity of this initiative, Moors for the Future decided that the project deserved a stand-alone website to help dog owners look after themselves, their pets and wildlife whilst out on the moors. Click here to let us know what you think about the project

Paws on the Moors animation set for launch in May 2008

March 2008

An animated version of the brilliant live theatre production in May 2007 will bring the story to a much wider audience. Click here to watch the animation

Paws on the Moors initiative commended at the AHI

November 2007

The Paws on the Moors initiative was commended at the Association of Heritage Interpretations (AHI) Interpret Britain and Ireland 2007 Awards.

Paws on the Moors LIVE tours 8 moorland venues in the Peak District

May 2007

The play was a huge success and brilliantly performed by the Graduate Theatre Company, Derby. Over 400 people watched the performances and found it ‘funny, informative and educational’.

live theatre at Moorland Discovery Centre live theatre at Fairholmes live theatre at Dovestone Reservoir

Paws on the Moors podcast launched at Crufts

March 2007

The 20 minute radio play-style story of Barney was launched at the worlds biggest dog show. To find out more download the podcast from our download page.

Paws on the Moors ‘dog passport’ launched

May 2006

Free cards are being handed out by Peak District National Park Rangers where you can record important information about your dog. To find out more download the card from our download page