Wendy Humphreys has been volunteering with IWA since the mid 1980s, joining the Association after she and her husband Derek started going on canal holidays and visiting waterway festivals. With a wealth of volunteering experience, Wendy is now Chairman of IWA Lancashire & Cumbria Branch ...
Invasive species cause substantial damage across the globe. In the UK invasive non-native species are estimated to cost the economy approximately £1.7 billion a year. For this reason it is important that the situation is regularly monitored. Invasive alerts are put out by the ...
Love Your Waterways and explore new ones, including those not connected to the bigger network. See eight fantastic reasons to take a trip on the Broads this summer.When the sun is out and the water is clear and calm, being on a boat on the broads is a glorious way to enjoy your free time ...
Lucy became interested in inland waterways after completing part of her Duke of Edinburgh's award on a Waterway Recovery Group Canal Camp. Lucy is now a Camp leader and as well as discovering a love for the waterways, she has also found love with a fellow WRGie.
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We talk about the waterways that are in use, or no longer in use, but we're unlikely to stop and reflect on all the waterways that were envisaged but never became a reality. IWA’s David Struckett gives us an overview of some of the key ones.
Among the many proposals for canals or ...