Taunton school pupils enjoy our first rain garden

Taunton school pupils enjoy our first rain garden

Pupils from Selworthy School in Taunton are enjoying a new outdoor space, thanks to a collaboration with the Westcountry Rivers Trust. The co-educational special school for children and young people with learning disabilities worked with the environmental charity to...
Fish Pass: our innovative new angling app

Fish Pass: our innovative new angling app

The funding we received to improve fish passage and salmonid habitat was balanced with our aim to get more people fishing. If our work on weirs and the rivers can increase stocks of fish, then bringing a greater number of anglers to experience the fishing will bring...
First 100 volunteers sign up to monitor Westcountry rivers

First 100 volunteers sign up to monitor Westcountry rivers

Over 100 volunteers have now signed up to help the Westcountry Rivers Trust to monitor the health of rivers across the region. The Westcountry CSI (Citizen Science Investigation) project aims to encourage more people to take a closer look at their local river, stream...
Trekenner School Make a Splash!

Trekenner School Make a Splash!

Last week we were joined by budding river scientists from Trekenner Primary School for a day of rivers, nature and sunshine at Sydenham Estate. Reception and Year 1 pupils from the Squirrels Class pulled on their wellies and spent the day discovering the secrets of...
Millbrook Community Workshop

Millbrook Community Workshop

On the 30th November we held a community catchment workshop in Millbrook to discuss the environmental issues and opportunitiesĀ in the village. Millbrook has a rich and eclectic environmental history. Sat on the edge of the estuary, the village has long been prone to...