Ladders for Voles—Plus 5 Man-made Wildlife Crossings
Posted by Linda Poon on May 16, 2013
The old joke asks, “Why did the chicken cross the road?” But in the world of wildlife conservation, the big question is, “How did the animal cross the road?” And the answer is often: With the help . . . → Read More: Ladders for Voles—Man-made Wildlife Crossings
Richard Parry is to swap trains for boats as he takes up the role of chief executive of the Canal & River Trust starting this summer.
Joining the Trust after more than a decade in senior roles managing large complex transport and infrastructure organisations, Richard comments: “I am really excited to be joining the Canal . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust appoints new chief executive
Staff from Marks & Spencer came out in force last week (22-28 April) to help national waterways charity the Canal & River Trust clear more than 12,000kgs of rubbish from over 145 miles of the nation’s historic canals and rivers.
The events were part of the retailer’s second M&S Big Beach Clean-up which, for . . . → Read More: Marks & Sparks canal clean-up – Setting a good example to riparian businesses
2 May 2013
After repairs to embankment that was washed away by 24 million litres of water, the Canal & River Trust announced the re-opening of the Trent & Mersey canal at the site of the Dutton Breach.
A stretch of one of the country’s most popular and busiest canals is today (Thursday 2 . . . → Read More: M6 of the canal network reopens