We care for your rivers, streams, brooks, estuaries and wetlands in the Westcountry.

Established in 1994, our charity preserves, protects, develops and improves the region’s water environments to inspire the understanding and valuing of this vital natural resource.

Discover your river...

Learn about your local Westcountry river and discover how you can care for and enjoy it.

Get involved...

Find out how you can get involved with looking after your local river.

Learn about rivers...

Read about our projects which restore and protect the Westcountry’s watercourses.

Latest news from the riverbank

A Royal audience for our North Devon work

A Royal audience for our North Devon work

This week, we had the opportunity to speak with Prince Charles when he came to North Devon as part of his visit to the South West. The Prince of Wales attended part of a Farming and Natural Capital Seminar, hosted by the North Devon Biosphere Reserve, on Wednesday 21...

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Saving Seagrass

Saving Seagrass

The Life Recreation Reducing and Mitigating Erosion and Disturbance Impacts affEcting the Seabed (ReMEDIES) project is led by Natural England and will improve the condition of five Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) between Essex and the Isles of Scilly. This will...

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Free waste audits on offer…

Free waste audits on offer…

We are urging businesses in the Tamar catchment to help prevent single-use plastic (SUP) entering the River Tamar. As part of our work in the €14m Preventing Plastic Pollution (PPP) project, involving key partners in England and France to avert plastic hotspots in the...

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