Team Copeland

Waterways and Environment

something we all need to think about.

we can all help as canoeists

check...

  gear when coming off the water - for living organisms. If you do find any organisms, leave them at the water body where you found them.

clean...

   and wash your gear, follow the manufacturer's instructions.

dry...

  all your gear - some species can live for a long time in damp conditions.

helpful websites

Cumbria Freshwater Invasive Non-Native Species Initiative
Much info regarding INNS - advice on biosecurity, species identification and much more.
West Cumbria Rivers Trust
Much helpful information regarding environmental concerns locally

Newsletters from the Rivers Trust are here for you to download:
WCRT News Spring 2017
WCRT News Autumn 2016
WCRT News Summer 2016
WCRT News Winter 2015
WCRT News Summer 2015