Year on the Yeo

We would love to invite you to join our year-long celebration of the River Yeo in Somerset.

Throughout 2017, the Westcountry Rivers Trust will be hosting a river event each month on the Yeo, bringing together the local community to enjoy their river and share knowledge about this beautiful habitat.

The project – which received funding from Greener with Greggs – will involve a range of different activities and can be enjoyed by all ages.

Here is a preview of what is to come…

January 28th – Water Birds

February 18th – Become a River Scientist

March 25th – Creative Writing: River Stories

April 26th – Bat Walks by the River

May 17th – River Crafts

June 21st – Tackling Himalayan Balsam

July 5th – Discover the Water Beasties of the Yeo

August 23rd – Build Your Own Rain Garden

September 23rd – Find us at Yeovil’s Super Saturday!¬†You will be able to come along and make a mini raingarden and test the quality of the water in your local river.

October – River Music

November – River Habitat Walk and Talk

December – Willow Workshop along the Yeo