Our latest blog post comes from Richard Atkinson, Waterways and Environment Policy Officer, around how paddlers can get involved in the Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme once Coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
British Canoeing is pleased to inform its members that an agreement has been reached with the Cam Conservators to extend the licence agreement for the section of the River Cam under their jurisdiction until the end of March 2021.
British Canoeing is part of a 35-strong group of leading national outdoor activity, tourism, nature, health and rescue organisations, that has come together to back the Prime Minister’s call for the public to behave responsibly while exercising outside.
Over the last few years stand up paddle boarder and all round positive role model Jo Moseley has been on a mission. A self proclaimed joy encourager, midlife adventurer and beach cleaner, Jo has spent the last few years taking on several adventures and raising money for various charities close to her heart.
The Paddle Peak group was out again this week removing more hay bale black plastic wrapping and netting from the river that was washed in during this winters floods.
British Canoeing Chief Executive David Joy joined representatives from the Ramblers, British Mountaineering 18 other organisations, to urge the Home Secretary to reconsider proposals around criminalising trespass.
In November 2019, the Home Office announced a consultation about strengthening police powers to deal with unauthorised encampments. The consultation closes on 4 March 2020.
While the political circus of the last few months may now seem a distant memory and we all quietly hurtle towards our final and ultimate departure from the EU, the Government has firmly got its skates on and begun pushing through legislation which affects each and every one of us.
British Canoeing and The Canoe Foundation are once again delighted to be supporting Surfers Against Sewage as Community and Charity Partners for their Spring Beach Clean Summit to Sea, and are calling for paddlers to register their clean up events on inland waterways, rivers and lakes!
In the latest blog post written for the Clear Access, Clear Waters campaign, East Midlands paddler Kirston Elton explains how paddlers can team up with local organisations to create a force for good.
On the 14th January the Places to Paddle Team joined forces with the Kirst Elton from the East Midland Regional Development Team to deliver the first environmental workshop in 2020.
Aged just 17, Woody Snapper has become the youngest person to be presented with the Community Champion award sponsored by Peak UK following his excellent work around cleanups with his local club. An active member of Nottingham Kayak Club, Woody is a prime example of the brilliant part paddlers play to protect our environment.