Westcountry Rivers Trust is an environmental charity established in 1995 to preserve, protect, develop and improve the region’s watercourses, while educating people about the value of this natural resource.

Come along with us as we continue to care for your rivers, streams, brooks, estuaries and wetlands in the Westcountry.

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

Water at the Heart of Climate Resilience Conference

Water at the Heart of Climate Resilience Conference

This year, Westcountry Rivers Trust joins The Rivers Trust to deliver its annual conference online for the first time.  Water is the life source of our planet and therefore it must be at the heart of policies and projects mitigating the effects of climate change, and...

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Working practices during COVID-19 at WRT

Working practices during COVID-19 at WRT

Please note, this is where you can find out our ongoing updates relating to COVID-19. Please check back regularly. As of January 2021, our COVID-19 working guidance remains the same. We have updated information for our Westcountry CSI volunteers regarding surveys....

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Taking action for your rivers

Taking action for your rivers

Our charity has striven to protect and restore the Westcountry's rivers and waterbodies for more than 26 years. We are not stopping in that task. With that wealth of experience, enhanced by our team of water environment professionals and scientists, we are well placed...

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Our response to the Coronavirus

We hope you are all keeping safe and well.

Please visit our COVID-19 Working Practices information page for updates.