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
Thanks to funding from the European Marine Fisheries Fund, and with support from the Sustainable Eel Group (SEG), we have been working with Somerset Wildlife Trust to ensure that eels can continue to find safe refuge in our the county’s wetland habitats...read more
A passion for fisheries has led to mature student Mark Fordham, who is studying for an Institute of Fisheries Management Diploma, winning this year's Ann Voss-Bark Memorial Award.The award, created in memory of Anne Voss-Bark, who was one of the founding...read more
People gathered in Totnes on Thursday 12 Sept to join our call to become more water resilient.We have been restoring and protecting the regions waterways for 25 years and in recognition of this, we hosted our first Water Resilience Summit, in partnership...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.