The Paddle Peak team were out again cleaning the River Derwent through Matlock Bath this week. The crew cleared from Artist Corner, down to Cromford and loaded their canoes, kayaks and paddle boards full of rubbish, comprising of agricultural waste, litter and sanitary waste.
British Canoeing would like to say a huge thank you to the students from Duchy College who organised a successful clean up along a 5 mile stretch of the river Tamar in Cornwall.
This World Oceans Day, 8th June, we're launching a brand new initiative aimed at sea kayakers to join in the Clear Access, Clear Waters campaign.
British Canoeing have joined water-based recreational groups, along with environment organisations and the Government, to help halt the spread of a highly invasive non-native plant that is choking rivers and lakes across the UK.
On Saturday 22 May community organisations across Lincolnshire joined forces to remove plastic pollution and junk from the county’s green spaces and waterways as part of the national Surfers Against Sewage campaign Million Mile Clean.
Last year we invited paddlers to take part in an online survey to understand the movement of UK paddlers.
Canoe Wales has advised British Canoeing of a temporary ban in place at Glasbury Bont on the River Wye, a location popular with recreational paddlers and commercial users.
British Canoeing was pleased to be able to present oral evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee, as part of an inquiry into water quality in rivers.
Over the Bank Holiday weekend, one member of Midland Canoe Club (MCC) based in Darley Abbey on the River Derwent, decided she wanted to celebrate her 60th birthday in style. So what do you do these days for a lockdown birthday? Organise a COVID compliant, socially distanced river clean, of course!
Created in response to the pandemic, the Million Mile Clean connects your collective beach, street, river and mountain cleaning action. The campaign aims to inspire, empower and support 100,000 volunteers walking 10 miles whilst cleaning the places they love. It will be the biggest and most impactful clean up event ever!
British Canoeing is back with a new series of the Paddlecast tonight with guests from across the paddlesport community talking to host Etienne Stott MBE.