We will benefit from £2 million funding towards the many climate action and sustainability challenges our historic waterways face across England & Wales, and to support us in our contribution to mitigating the impacts of climate change.
The funding comes as part of People’s Postcode Lottery’s recently announced Postcode Climate Challenge initiative, through which its players have raised over £20 million for climate action.
Couldn’t have come at a better time
Jodie Rees, our corporate engagement partner, said: “We are delighted to receive this additional funding thanks to the players of People’s Postcode Lottery, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. There is wide acceptance of the climate emergency and biodiversity crisis we are facing. Canals and rivers are uniquely placed to make a significant contribution to improving the wellbeing of millions of people. Climate action is an essential part of our ability to protect these precious resources now and for the future, for boaters, walkers, paddlers, anglers, cyclists and all those who value them.”
Posted on: 05 January 2021