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CONSERVATORS OF THE RIVER CAM

Welcome to the Official website for the Conservators of the River Cam

WE ARE THE STATUTORY NAVIGATION AUTHORITY FOR THE RIVER CAM FROM BOTTISHAM LOCK, WATERBEACH, TO THE MILL POND IN CAMBRIDGE

The Conservators' mission is to:

  • maintain the River Cam between  the Mill Pit and Bottisham lock in a good and navigable condition

  • strike a balance between the needs of all the river users and riverside landowners and residents

  • manage the river in a manner sensitive to environmental  interests.

REGISTRATION

Clayhithe 48 hour visitor mooring partially closed. Further details on the noticeboard.
Emergency closure of Jesus Green Lock with immediate effect. Please see details on the noticeboard.

Registration forms for 2023/24 are available on our website. Current licensing period starts from the 1st of April 2023 up to the 31st of March 2024.

FOR INFORMATION ON OUR BYELAWS AND LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK, AND FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE CONSERVANCY, PLEASE SEE THE ABOUT TAB.

For the latest information on activities on the towpath (Halingway) and the navigation please view the Noticeboard tab and the Diary of Events

For further useful information please refer to the below:

For wildlife & countryside information please refer to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1981/69

Please visit the RSPB website for further information on how to report crimes against wild birds: https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/advice/how-to-report-crimes/ 

If it is on-going/urgent consider calling 999 if you need an immediate police response.

Please report environmental incidents to the Environment Agency 24 hour Incident hotline: 0800 80 7060

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