New £1m project – Connecting the Culm

New £1m project – Connecting the Culm

Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is embarking on a new project to find natural solutions to some of the issues facing the River Culm and its catchment, and we are a part of it.This new initiative called Connecting the Culm is part of Co-Adapt,...
StARR river table helps show flood effects on landscape

StARR river table helps show flood effects on landscape

More than 190 people attended the latest St Austell Bay Resilient Regeneration Project (StARR) public event at St Blazey Football Club on Saturday 29 June, to find out about on-going plans to reduce the risk of flooding in Par and St Blazey.Our river table...
Casting an eye on river health

Casting an eye on river health

In our latest Western Morning News article, our head of fisheries and river management Bruce Stockley talks about fishing in relation to the environment.It’s an obvious fact that country sports need the natural environment to function, but does the environment...
Welcome to our new electrofishing intern

Welcome to our new electrofishing intern

Dan Osmond has joined us as an electrofishing intern. He tells us more about why he wanted to be involved. “I first heard about Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT) from Sam Baycock who was on the electrofishing internship in 2017. I started my Zoology program at the...