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...
Walking the River Exe: A new river story series

Walking the River Exe: A new river story series

This summer we will be following the adventures of Arthur Fuest, as he makes his way along the ¬†River Exe. Check in regularly to see what how he is getting on! Here is what Arthur has to say… Summer is rapidly arriving in the UK and with it I am getting...
Garramarsh needs you!

Garramarsh needs you!

After some major flooding, on the river Mole (in North Devon), at the tail end of last year, the levels dropped and revealed swaths of detritus washed down. Macabre Christmas Trees line the bank as shredded black silage wrap hang from the branches. On a gloomy day it...