Young Rangers at Anderton Boat Lift

Young Rangers help us fulfil a vital part of our work. They take responsibility for a small area of our waterway network and work with existing staff and volunteers to design, construct, and monitor conservation interventions.

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We are excited to offer the very first Young Rangers intake exclusively to home educator groups. Pupils must be aged 14-18. Activities will take place at the magnificent Anderton Boat Lift and will include:

  • Creating habitats
  • Planting
  • Design and construction of bird/insect homes/feeders
  • Biodiversity measurement
  • Soil sampling
  • Vegetation management
  • Towpath improvement

The programme will consist of six sessions throughout June, July and August. Sessions are completely free of charge.

Young people must attend with a parent/guardian/responsible adult.


Book your place


Places are limited so book your free place today. Email us at explorers@canalrivertrust.org.uk