We love and care for your canals and rivers, because everyone deserves a place to escape.
5 May 2017
Every year, when birds are starting to nest in late Spring, over several weeks they fill the air with the wonderful and greatly varied sounds of the bird songs
Posted by: The environment team
27 March 2017
From March 27 – April 2 organisations across Britain, including us, are coming together for Invasive Species Week. Although it sounds like a celebration, it’s not, we’re raising awareness of Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) and, hopefully, inspiring people. Including your good selves, to take action to prevent their spread.
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.
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.
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.