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Statement on open water swimming in light of COVID-19

Statement on open water swimming in light of COVID-19

Posted by Emily Cooper

For many people, rivers are synonymous with their favourite sport: open water swimming (or wild swimming, if you prefer!). However, recent lockdown measures and other issues arising from the COVID-19 crisis have left many wondering whether or not to swim. Whilst open water swimming is permitted by the government, many…

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Rambling About Rivers Ep 5: ‘Supporting a Grassroots Community’

Rambling About Rivers Ep 5: ‘Supporting a Grassroots Community’

Posted by Emily Cooper

The latest episode of Rambling About Rivers is now LIVE! In this episode, Jayne and Dan are joined by Alex Beasley, Country Manager (UK, Ireland & Nordics) for Patagonia. For almost 40 years, Patagonia has supported grassroots activists who fight to find solutions to the environmental crisis. In this podcast,…

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Earth Day 2020: rediscovering nature

Earth Day 2020: rediscovering nature

Posted by Emily Cooper

There are many articles which suggest that nature is ‘taking back’ our cities. Unfortunately, many of these cases aren’t quite what they seem. While it’s exciting to see roe deer on the streets of London, many of our cities are so nature-deprived that these animals will quickly realise there are…

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Stay home, stay safe: we’ll bring nature to you

Stay home, stay safe: we’ll bring nature to you

Posted by Emily Cooper

During lockdown, we all need to do our bit by staying home and staying safe. While you're confined to your four walls, it can be hard to stay connected to nature—and it's even harder to stay entertained! In order to soothe your lockdown woes, we're bringing nature to you. Below,…

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