Association invested in the protection of aquatic ecosystems. Environmental education, awareness and participative science throughStand-up Paddle Boarding.
Watertrek is a French-British non-profit association invested in the protection of aquatic ecosystems. It offers an original, playful and physical approach of environmental education andparticipative science based, on the practice of the stand-up paddle boarding.
Through its contents, initiatives and partnerships, Watertrek wishesto reconnect man to water in an attempt to raise awareness of the essential need forits conservation. Access to nautical activities is a great step towards creating a better awareness. Standing on the water, man experiences a strong connection between his body and his environment – source of life and self-fulfillment – and can consider “protecting what he loves ” (JacquesCousteau).
The association – created by ActressSeverineVasselin in 2013 – is structured around a network of local chapters in Europe. It federates sport clubs, researchers, partners and the general public around a common vision. Itsprograms of action include Plastic Pollution (Paddle&Pick), Climate Change (Paddle&Plant) and Water Quality (Paddle&Purify).
By building bridges between sustainable and personal developmentwhilst on the water, Watertrek wishes to awaken bodies and consciousness on the essential need to take better care of our planet and ourselves.
The Plastic Ocean Festival in London will be showcasing a series of events from April to September 2017 incorporating film screenings of ‘A Plastic Ocean’ documentary, sup marine …
Watertrek is very happy to join the event organized by Le Grand 8 SUP club in Joinville on the 13th& 14th. May 2017: the race & event of …
Watertrek is directed, managed and powered by passionate volunteers who put their energy into the conservation of nature.