Richard Atkinson, British Canoeing's Waterways and Environment Policy Officer has been on the road attending high profile meetings to share the work British Canoeing are doing to tackle invasive non-native species.
In the latest edition of View from the Riverbank Ben Seal shares how little steps add to progress, finding small wins in unexpected places and why getting MP’s on the water is part of the solution.
Three Bath commuters will made the Avon river their route into work on 20th June, when they paddled to the office in a canoe.
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….