We often see comments about the vegetation on the Montgomery Canal towpath and how it can impede enjoyment of the canal. Could you volunteer to help keep them clear?
Most canal towpaths are owned by the Canal & River Trust (CRT) and so if you have questions related to the vegetation on the canal the best approach is to go to https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/contact-us/reporting-litter-weeds-and-pollution.
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Over 1500 trees were planted by volunteer groups during the first week of March 2022.
The Canal and River Trust received funding from the People’s Postcode Lottery and commissioned Steven Lees from Land & Heritage consultants to work with volunteers in three areas on the Montgomery Canal.
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Four members of the TRAMPS group recently attended a Lantra small tree felling and crosscutting course run by Phil Dunford Chainsaw Training.
The team were keen to gain the Lantra qualifications so that they would be able to quickly and safely remove dangerous and fallen trees on the canal for Canal & River Trust. They had to fund the course fees themselves but felt it was worth doing for such a very valuable qualification.
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