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

England’s action plan for soils announced

England’s action plan for soils announced

Lord Goldsmith recently announced a forthcoming Soil Health Action Plan (SHAPE) for England to restore the health of the country's soils. Speaking during a debate in the Report Stage of the Environment Bill, Lord Goldsmith confirmed this plan will play a crucial part...

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