Westcountry Rivers...

…bringing water to life.

Inspiring a love of rivers to support people and wildlife.

Our response to the Coronavirus

We hope you are all keeping safe and well in this difficult time.

Please visit wrt.org.uk/working-practices-during-covid-19-at-wrt/ for updates in the coming weeks.


Discover your river...

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.

Get involved...

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.

Learn about rivers...

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

Our CSI River Keepers play an important role

By Lydia Deacon – Junior Evidence & Engagement Officer at Westcountry Rivers Trust COASTAL streams are predominant features within each of Cornwall AONB's areas and contribute to the coastline's well-known beauty, draining into picturesque fishing villages and...

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Working practices during COVID-19 at WRT

Please note, this is where you can find out our ongoing updates relating to COVID-19. Please check back regularly. Scroll down for date-related information. WRT Covid-19 Policy. If you have queries about working pratices relating to Electrofishing, please read our...

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Our Head of Fisheries and River Management Bruce Stockley has co-authored a paper on the human impact on trout genetics in small streams in Cornwall.Talking about the research, he said: "This paper shows that, as always, the devil is in the detail. "Big...

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Learn about the work of Westcountry Rivers Trust

We are a charity dedicated to restoring and protecting rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal areas across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset for the benefit of people, wildlife and the local economy.

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