Garramarsh needs you!

Garramarsh needs you!

After some major flooding, on the river Mole (in North Devon), at the tail end of last year, the levels dropped and revealed swaths of detritus washed down. Macabre Christmas Trees line the bank as shredded black silage wrap hang from the branches. On a gloomy day it...
ZEBA Trial

ZEBA Trial

The soils of the Lower Otter Valley are inherently vulnerable to erosion and leaching due to their light sandy texture. Since these soils allow water to pass swiftly through the soil profile, a high proportion of the soluble nutrients applied within the catchment is...
Fish Survey Results 2016

Fish Survey Results 2016

Westcountry Rivers Trust undertake Fry Index Fish Surveys on a catchment-wide basis in order to assess the ‘first year’ (0+ cohort) of salmonids within the river system/s. By looking at salmon and trout we are surveying the fish most sensitive to environmental change....
Celebrating the Year of the Yeo

Celebrating the Year of the Yeo

Our monthly celebrations of the ‘Year of the Yeo’ continued last week with a ‘Creative Writing and Storytelling’ event down by the river. In the fantastic setting of Yeovil County Park, we were joined by local author and storyteller Beth Webb,...