Westcountry Rivers...

…bringing rivers to life.

Inspiring a love of rivers to support people and wildlife.

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Discover your river...

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.

Get involved...

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.

Learn about rivers...

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

Successful restoration of Cornwall’s River Camel

Successful restoration of Cornwall’s River Camel

We are celebrating, along with our partners, the successful completion of two river restoration projects that will boost wildlife and improve the health of the River Camel and one of its major tributaries, the De Lank River. The River Camel Restoration Strategy was...

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Keybridge weir removal a success

Keybridge weir removal a success

Our Fisheries and River Ops teams, working under the ERDF-funded Water for Growth partnership, have been working along the river Camel to ensure its Natural Capital of salmon and trout can swim it successfully. The Camel Vision aims to re-naturalise the river, one of...

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Flood mitigation in the Par catchment in the ‘StARR’light

Flood mitigation in the Par catchment in the ‘StARR’light

Fisheries Officer Matt Healey shines a light on flood mitigation in the Par catchment as part of Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty's environment column. I grew up in Mid Cornwall - Stenalees to be precise, and lived there for 30 years off and on before...

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Learn about the work of Westcountry Rivers Trust

We are a charity dedicated to restoring and protecting rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal areas across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset for the benefit of people, wildlife and the local economy.

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