A metal sculpture of a battle weary soldier leading his horse has now found a permanent home at one of the British Canoeing Places to paddle sites in Ripon.
Almost one hundred paddlers braved the rain today (Saturday 8 June) to take part in Paddle to the Heart, an annual mass paddle event celebrating the waterways of Birmingham - and ridding them of rubbish.
Congratulations to Bayley Sidall from Sheffield Hallam University Canoe Club who has been crowned our first ever Clear Access Clear Waters Community Champion!
Richard Atkinson shares how paddlers can help to Stop the Spread of Invasive Non Native Species this summer!
Today, on the 4th Day of Invasive Non Native Species Week, a group of British Canoeing members, along with members of our Places to Paddle Team worked with the The Canal and River Trust to clear a section of canal from the highly invasive plant species known as Floating Pennywort.
Olympic medallists joined over seventy guests at the official launch of Paddle Peak. The project, spearheaded Peak UK aims to promote responsible paddling and unite all water users in creating fair, shared and sustainable access to inland waterways.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust shares how they hosted a successful train the trainer event for British Canoeing volunteers in a bid to help combat the spread of invasive species.
By the end of May, the Clear Access, Clear Waters campaign will have been live for 6 months! We proudly launched our Charter on 28th November, 2019 - and we have already come a long way….
Richard Atkinson, Waterways and Environment Policy Officer at British Canoeing shares what Invasive Species Week is all about and how we can get involved in helping to stop the spread...
Shropshire Wildlife Trust share with us how over the course of three days in June they will be doing their bit to positively affect change for the River Severn - and they want us to join them!
Thanks to the help of paddlers, the spring campaign has been the BIGGEST yet for Surfers Against Sewage with 45,771 volunteers across the UK joining community clean up events. Take a look at our highlights gallery here.
From wet wipes woven into birds nests to rubbish being dumped in the water by local businesses, Pete Astles, Founder of Peak UK and Paddle Peak group shares the finds from the ‘appalling state’ of the River Derwent, in his latest clean up event.