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 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
This year’s International Women’s Day focuses on improving gender balance across the world while celebrating women’s achievements socially, economically, culturally and politically. Here at Westcounty Rivers Trust the team has a 50% split of women and men working at...read more
What an exciting start to our 25th anniversary year as food producer Otter Vale chooses to support us as part of their own 40th year in business celebration.For every jar and tub of Devon Chutney you buy this year, they will share a donation between us and Devon Air...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.