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

Innovative ideas for slowing or reusing sediment waste.

Innovative ideas for slowing or reusing sediment waste.

In July, our senior monitoring officer Simon Browning spoke to the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty about one of our projects that has taken place in their geographical area."Sediment might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you...

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Be a Plymouth River Keeper

Be a Plymouth River Keeper

PEOPLE across Plymouth are invited to channel the city’s pioneering spirit in an environmental project to enhance local streams and outdoor spaces.As World Environment Day approaches on Friday 5 June, Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT) is, initially, calling...

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Our CSI River Keepers play an important role

Our CSI River Keepers play an important role

By Lydia Deacon – Junior Evidence & Engagement Officer at Westcountry Rivers Trust COASTAL streams are predominant features within each of Cornwall AONB's areas and contribute to the coastline's well-known beauty, draining into picturesque fishing villages and...

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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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