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
As we expand our team of people working directly with watercourses, we continually need to ensure they have appropriate Health and Safety training. For others who have been at the Trust for several years, this is a good opportunity to get up to speed with...read more
A partnership between us, the Environment Agency and Catchment Sensitive Farming will deliver a capital investment scheme to support improvements in water quality in the River Gara, South Devon.Initial grants will assist farmers in the area with...read more
Our Woods for Water joint project aims to reduce the impact of farming on water quality in north Cornwall by planting trees.We have been working to protect and restore rivers across the South West for the past 25 years, and will be supporting land managers...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.