We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
2 April 2015
Orchards are a traditional feature of the Gloucestershire landscape and we are planting new trees to grow more orchards for future generations to enjoy
Posted by: The environment team
1 April 2015
Our placement student Alex visits a fish rescue at Tinsley, on the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal and describes the method used to rescue fish before we start work.
25 February 2015
"Trim everything from below your belly button, cut half way through, then bend it over gently" were Jonathan's instructions.
It’s enough to make your eyes water but thankfully Jonathan was just talking us through the key processes in the ancient craft of hedge-laying.
30 January 2015
The Sun is shining, the birds are singing, a day to savour on Britain’s canal network. I know I’m asking a lot as we are still deep in winter, but let’s picture such a setting. You are alone at last to enjoy this oasis of calm when you are confronted by a plume of oil upon your arrival.
24 November 2014
Alex Merrington volunteers with our environment team. Here he tells us about his first few weeks at the Trust.
29 October 2014
It’s that time of year again- time to celebrate everything spooky, scary and horror-tastic. We could write a blog post about our favourite Halloween animal, the bat, but in a (slightly) tenuous link, let’s talk about one of our country’s finest moths…
23 October 2014
You may have already read about the volunteer coordinators’ adventures with the terrapin spotters on the Ashby Canal – but do you know why the environment team was so keen to get this project off the ground?
8 October 2014
The Canal & River Trust are supporting the work of researchers in Birmingham, and are asking for your help to find out more about some of our common feathered friends.
The Canal & River Trust has top team of committed experts and enthusiasts, who help to protect our waterway environment and improve it for both people and nature. Follow this blog to find out more about the hugely varied work they carry out.