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.
British Canoeing has launched a brand new website to support its groundbreaking campaign, Clear Access, Clear Waters, making it easier for all water users to get behind their ambition of fair, shared, sustainable open access.
The Environment Agency have started work to update the River Basin Management Plans and are asking for feedback from water users to help shape their plans. Find out more about the consultation.
Adventure paddler and environmental campaigner Addi Mann has become the latest paddler to be awarded the Community Champion award in partnership with Peak UK.
British Canoeing and the Places to Paddle team have been working hard over the last 12 months to get paddlers voices heard…so how did the Clear Access, Clear Waters campaign fair?
Instead of consuming on Black Friday the Paddle Peak Team have been out cleaning the river once again, renaming the day ‘Black Bag Friday’!
Today marks one year since the launch of Clear Access, Clear Waters. Places to Paddle Manager Ben Seal reflects on the progress which has been made and what our plans are for the next year.
Stephen Waters from Colchester Canoe Club has become the latest paddler to receive the Community Champion award for his dedication to the Clear Access Clear Waters campaign message.
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.