In the late 1970s, according to the Environment Agency, the otter population was in “severe decline” in the UK
A project to increase the numbers of otters living in canals has been launched by the Canal and River Trust.
The charity said it aimed to boost the number of a species “which was once hunted . . . → Read More: Canal and River Trust to help otters in West Midlands
The Canal & River Trust has announced the appointment of a new Trustee, Frances Done, following a meeting of the board of Trustees on 28 March.
Frances is currently Chair of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales. Her career has spanned public, private and third sectors and between 2003 and 2012 she . . . → Read More: Frances Done appointed as trustee of the Canal & River Trust
The Government has gone on record to reassure the Canal & River Trust that its waterways will not be detrimentally affected by changes in the Growth & Infrastructure Bill. The statement came after a meeting between the Minister and representatives of the Trust and Inland Waterways Association, and followed impassioned arguments in the House of . . . → Read More: Government responds to Canal & River Trust’s call for planning protection
The website Waterways Forward has published an amazing video of Pontcysyllte aqueduct in the snow as you’ve never seen it before……from a helicopter drone surveying the structure. It demonstrates how innovative digital technologies can be used for data capture, interpretation and dissemination of heritage sites and artefacts using the latest technical survey and interpretation techniques . . . → Read More: Amazing view of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct