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 forms for 2023/24 will be available online from the 1st of March 2023 for the new registration period which starts on the 1st of April.
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 1981: https://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