Team Copeland

Waterways and Environment

something we all need to think about.

we can all help as canoeists


  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.


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


  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