The zoo s animal webcams are some of the most famous on the internet. We are the statutory navigation authority for the river cam from bottisham lock to the mill pond in cambridge.
Cam conservators. They are appointed by cambridge city council 7 the university of cambridge 3 the environment agency 2 and cambridgeshire county council 1. Under the revised ea reciprocal agreement a 10 surcharge is made to the ea annual licence to permit navigation on the cam. The cam conservators are unable by law to issue a day or short term licence and can currently only grant annual licences.
Welcome to the official web site for the conservators of the river cam. An annual agreement exists between british canoeing and the conservators of the river cam as a consequience if you hold a 2020 21 personal membership with british canoeing you will be able to use the river cam navigation downstreem of the mill pit where a river licence is required. Afiliates and assocciate members are not included in this block licence and will need to arrange for their own regsitration with the conservators.
As a result this makes it the most expensive stretch of water to navigate typically resulting in an. Individual membership of british canoeing includes access to the cam where the vessels are appropriately identified. The conservators mission is to.
Form 4 sailing including sailing dinghies and yachts commercial rmo. Maintain the river cam between mill pit and bottisham lock in a good navigable condition. Tune in to watch the zoo s giant pandas elephants lions and naked mole rats live 24 7.
1 the cam navigation act of 1813 gave the conservators powers to raise tolls and to charge penalties while the south level act of 1827 extended their control over the section. The conservators appear to have managed the river prudently deriving a little extra revenue in rents from public houses which were constructed at each of the sluices. The study will look into the differing uses of the navigation fair charging and proportionate contributions to maintain the conservators income base and their.
Maintain the river cam between mill pit and bottisham lock in a good navigable condition strike a balance between the needs of all the river users and riverside landowners and residents. The conservators mission is to. The galleries below showcase the conservation work undertaken on a number of our rare books.
The existence duties and powers of the conservators are derived from acts of parliament the earliest of which was passed in 1702. A consultancy brief will be prepared for conservators to agree at their meeting on 14th april. The video conserving rare books at king s college cambridge talks through the principal conservation challenges and processes librarian s face and demonstrates how these are dealt with by book conservators.