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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.
Posted by: The environment team
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.
6 April 2016
Laura Mullholland tells us all about the stranger side of being an ecologist at the Canal & River Trust.
30 March 2016
A walk along your local waterway this month should deliver some welcoming signs that winter is in retreat and spring is marching forwards. Ecologist Paul Wilkinson tells us more.
22 March 2016
Spring is one of the best times to spot a common toad. Paul Wilkinson, ecologist at the Trust, tells us more about this colourful creature.
22 February 2016
Oda Dijksterhuis and Paul Wilkinson from our environment team have been looking at how one of our rarest mammals, the water vole, may have been affected by the recent flooding.
1 October 2015
Our national environment manager, Peter Birch, gives us his thoughts on the new plastic bag levy.
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