As a National Park it is important that we monitor the condition of the Lake District over time. The State of the Park report's purpose is to provide as good a picture as possible of the Lake District, particularly in relation to the special qualities of the National Park. It contains information from a range of sources. However, it is important to understand that we cannot measure everything. Also the things we do measure should be relevant over a long period of time.
This report helps us and our partners see:
The report informs the five yearly review of the Partnership's Plan.
The next State of the Park Report will be produced in 2018.
The State of the National Park Report summarises the condition of the National Park using a variety of indicators. These include:
The State of the Park Report (March 2012) was the Lake District National Park Partnership's first State of the National Park Report which is now updated annually.