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.
Temporary fish traps have been installed to capture young salmon and sea trout on their journey to the sea. This note informs canoeists and other river users where and when they may encounter these in-river structures:
Chantelle Grundy, Access & Environment Officer at British Canoeing shares her experiences of our recent partnership with Surfers Against Sewage following another hugely successful campaign which has seen paddlers come together to protect the environment they love.
A report from Natural England highlights the importance of improving young people’s access to green and wild spaces to reconnect a generation with the natural world. Matt Gaw explains why recognising the public right of access to the UK’s rivers should now be a Government priority.