Find your local Westcountry River and find out all the latest news, upcoming events, activities, wildlife diaries, local produce and other ways you can enjoy it – join the growing community of river lovers who are looking after your local river.
Find out how you can get involved with your local river – whether it’s becoming a river scientist, doing a river walk or volunteering for a river clean-up…there are loads of ways for you to help us do our work.
To secure the future health of our natural heritage and all of the benefits it will provide, we all need to learn
about the vital role rivers play in all of our lives and the best way to keep them healthy for people and wildlife.
Latest news from the riverbank
We need you to help stop plastics, litter and other items reaching the ocean as part of our Citizen Science Investigations (CSI) Plastic Tracker campaign.Our latest CSI project, launching during Keep Britain Tidy's Great British Spring Clean, aims to help people learn...read more
We are beginning Phase 2 of the On-Farm SOC (soil organic carbon) Project through the Channel Payments for Ecosystem Services (CPES) project this year.You can read all about our Phase 1 work on the Land Management page.Both phases are overseen by Prof. Jennifer...read more
We had a wonderful time with the women from Devon's Women's Institute on Tuesday 12 March at the John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners Exeter event.More than 1,000 members attended a special evening of tastings, demonstrations and general merriment. We...read more
Learn about the work of Westcountry Rivers Trust
We are a charity working to restore and protect the rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal areas for the benefit of people, wildlife and the local economy. By working with local communities, businesses and other environmental organisations we work to bring our lost and forgotten rivers back to life so that they can once again play their vital role in all of our lives.
Our European Funded Projects
Our funding comes from numerous sources, here are our projects funded by the Europen Union.