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.
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.
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
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,...read more
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...read more
Sam Tasker, our 2018/19 student placement studying BSc Marine Biology at Plymouth University, talks to the Western Morning News about how local action can help positive global changes.In today’s world, biodiversity loss and climate change are never far from our...read more
Learn about the work of Westcountry Rivers Trust
We are a charity working to restore and protect the rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal areas for the benefit of people, wildlife and the local economy. By working with local communities, businesses and other environmental organisations we work to bring our lost and forgotten rivers back to life so that they can once again play their vital role in all of our lives.