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21 February 2017
We work hard to make our canals and rivers havens for nature, and soon these peaceful corridors will be alive with the sights and sounds of spring. Come and see what you can spot as the warmer weather brings new life to our waterways.
Posted by: The environment team
7 February 2017
At the magnificent Caen Hill lock flight in Devizes, we are using funds generated by our biggest array of solar panels, to install a series of silt curtains that amongst many other benefits, help dragonflies to thrive.
We are supporting #showthelove, the campaign that looks towards 100% clean energy within a generation. Here, Gavin Beat, our Green Plan Developer provides insight into our energy reduction work, the challenges we face and some of our aspirations for clean and renewable energy.
5 October 2016
Each year there are two periods of migration, spring migration occurred February to May when birds headed to their breeding grounds from where they over wintered and then there is the autumn migration which will be taking place by the time you read this article.
5 September 2016
Find out more about the iconic birds that share their home along our waterways.
13 July 2016
Anyone can get out and go nature spotting - even Canal & River Trust staff. On a routine site visit to check on the condition of a hedge, some invasive pennywort and an ongoing minor pollution incident, here’s what we spotted in a half hour walk at Horbury Basin on the Calder & Hebble.
10 May 2016
Chantal Dave, one of our environmental scientists, explains why we're getting involved with RiverFest and supporting its seven pledges.
25 April 2016
Amanda Morgan is one of our volunteer co-ordinators who works with our heritage, environment, engineering and hydrology teams. She's been keeping busy helping eels out on the River Lea lately and she's been kind enough to tell us all about it.
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.