Over the weekend, British Canoeing and the Canal & River Trust staff, members and volunteers took to the Peak Forest Canal near Hyde, to work in partnership with local paddling groups to remove the highly invasive plant species known as Floating Pennywort.
Paddle Peak, a community group of Derbyshire paddlesport businesses, clubs and professionals have been out in canoes and kayaks spent five days cleaning up the River Derwent and its banks.
The Surfers Against Sewage Autumn Beach Clean: Summit to Sea took place from 19th-27th October. Despite most of the country suffering from torrential rain and rapidly rising river levels, many canoe and kayak clubs and centres across the country took to the waters and joined the national effort to clean our rivers and canals to prevent the waste entering our seas.
A team of 14 volunteer Lincoln Canoe Club members spent a very wet Saturday morning cleaning litter up from the The Brayford Pool and Fossdyke Navigation as part of the national Autumn Beach Clean Summit to Sea campaign led by Surfers Against Sewage and partnered with British Canoeing.
British Canoeing has launched a brand new podcast, Clear Access, Clear Waters – The Paddlers Podcast hosted by Olympic champion Etienne Stott MBE.
Wim Brunsting of Cambridge Canoe Club was nominated by David Savage, the RWA for the East for his tireless work in reducing the impact of Invasive Non-Native Species on the River Cam and raising awareness of this around the club.
Written by Andrew Wedgbury, an angler and outdoor enthusiast discusses his take on the wonderful outdoors and the historical conflict.
British Canoeing’s river clean up partner, Surfers Against Sewage has launched a new campaign to start a decade of data collection.
After a long period of consultation and research, the long anticipated ‘Landscapes Review’, led by Journalist and special adviser to the Government Julian Glover has been launched.
The Paddle Cleanup Toolkit has launched today to celebrate World Rivers Day!
Your latest update on all things 'Clear Access, Clear Waters' and what the team have been up to over the summer, from Places to Paddle Manager, Ben Seal .
Paddle Peak headed up by Escape UK (Belper based adventure providers) and Peak UK (Darley Dale based paddlesport equipment manufacturers) ran come and try kayaking sessions over the scorching bank holiday weekend as part of Cromford Mill’s Outdoor Weekend.