Canals

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Canals are man-made channels for water. These special waterways make it possible for ships and barges to navigate and transport goods or people and are very unique and intriguing…


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The Rise of Ratty, The Decline of Mrs Tiggywinkle

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Things are beginning to look up for the creature on which Kenneth Grahame based his Ratty character in Wind in the Willows, but unfortunately Beatrix Potter’s poor Mrs Tiggywinkle isn’t faring quite so well!


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Lamprey Eel: An Invasive Predator/Parasite – Unwelcome Guest in Our Waters

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The marine lamprey of the Atlantic Ocean have made their way inland to fresh water lakes formerly denied them, infesting the Great Lakes and the tributary rivers that feed into them. A dramatic loss of bio-diversity is resulting as efforts to curtail their population and spread is underway.


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