Posts Tagged ‘conservation’

Water voles at canoe slipway site – tell the planners by July 3rd!

Friday, June 27th, 2014

The planning application by Devizes Canoe Club to build a slipway at Lower Wharf, Devizes will destroy a habitat for water voles, which are a protected species.

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National Historic Ships Photo Competition

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

The organisation National Historic Ships who are a wonderful resource, not least by keeping a register of historic vessels, not just salty stuff but all sorts including historic narrow boats and other inland waterways boats, are running their annual photo competition.

Last year's winner of the NHS photo competition

You can download the flyer here.

There is more information on the NHS site here.

There is also a competition for the Marsh Christian Award to a volunteer or group of volunteers who have made valuable contribution to the conservation or operation of historic vessels in the UK. More details here.