To support nature is to support people

To support nature is to support people

LIKE many people looking for some light during the COVID-19 lockdown, we have loved seeing footage of dolphins swimming in rivers and goats making trips into town.We have also been sharing photos and films of glimpses of Springtime nature either from our gardens or on...
Preventing Plastic Pollution

Preventing Plastic Pollution

Organisations across the South West are joining forces as part of an international project to remove and prevent plastic pollution in the English Channel – and we are one of them. Preventing Plastic Pollution (PPP) will develop a model to gather data on the...
River Clean ups

River Clean ups

We are pleased to announce that we are launching a series of River Cleans, to be help on the first Sunday of Every month. The first of these will be at 10am on Sunday 2nd September, at St Leonards Equestrian centre on the River Kensey. Sitting on the river Kensey,...
Six ways to look after your local river

Six ways to look after your local river

Dr Nick Paling Head of Evidence & Engagement Rivers are crucial to our health, happiness and prosperity. Most of the time we take them for granted, but at the Westcountry Rivers Trust we would like to encourage more people to do their bit to look after their local...
First 100 volunteers sign up to monitor Westcountry rivers

First 100 volunteers sign up to monitor Westcountry rivers

Over 100 volunteers have now signed up to help the Westcountry Rivers Trust to monitor the health of rivers across the region. The Westcountry CSI (Citizen Science Investigation) project aims to encourage more people to take a closer look at their local river, stream...