Casting an eye on river health

Casting an eye on river health

In our latest Western Morning News article, our head of fisheries and river management Bruce Stockley talks about fishing in relation to the environment.It’s an obvious fact that country sports need the natural environment to function, but does the environment...
Welcome to our new electrofishing intern

Welcome to our new electrofishing intern

Dan Osmond has joined us as an electrofishing intern. He tells us more about why he wanted to be involved. “I first heard about Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT) from Sam Baycock who was on the electrofishing internship in 2017. I started my Zoology program at the...
Next time it rains…

Next time it rains…

Simon Browning, our Senior Data & Evidence Officer, shares his thoughts with the Western Morning News.As we race around in our cars, effortlessly defying gravity at the touch of an accelerator, it can be easy to lose touch with the subtle slopes of our landscape....
Easter fun at Easter Fayre

Easter fun at Easter Fayre

Join us on Saturday 20 April for an Easter hunt with a difference.Become a ‘river detective’ with us as part of Trago’s Easter Fayre, and discover more about the river Fowey and how you can help us keep it healthy for wildlife and people.Suitable for...
New CEO for our national organisation

New CEO for our national organisation

The Rivers Trust has announced the appointment of Mark Lloyd as its new Chief Executive.Mark will be taking over from the current Chief Executive, Arlin Rickard (pictured left), who was instrumental in the creation of the Westcountry Rivers Trust and its first...