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The charity making life better by water

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Canal & river wildlife

Our canals and rivers are packed with fascinating wildlife and plants. By helping nature to flourish, we're ensuring our waterways stay in good health, now and in the future.

Helping nature recover

Fighting plastic pollution

Plastic causes catastrophic damage to our canals and rivers, and the species that call them home.

Our teams of staff and volunteers make up to 6,650 trips a year, picking up litter at 230 sites along our waterways, but we all need to do more, where we can, to keep our waters safe for our wildlife.

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