Support your local river

There are numerous ways that you can help…

Make a DonationBecome a Volunteer

Donations made either directly or through fundraising enable us to continue to protect and restore the Westcountry’s watercourses.

It bolsters our ability to…

  • tackle the impact on our water resources due to climate change and improve resilience
  • develop our work with local agencies, government, businesses, landowners and farmers to sustainably manage water
  • provide engaging educational sessions and public participation events
  • hold river clean-ups to look after our rivers for wildlife and people
  • develop public awareness campaigns to share knowledge and nurture a love of rivers and all they give to us
  • support river-related habitats and reduce flooding through interventions such as well placed tree planting
  • remove barriers to fish migration, protecting and restoring rivers
  • Education, helping school children to develop a love of nature and rivers
  • Collaboration with the government, businesses and landowners to ensure that water is managed more sustainably

…all to benefit wildlife and people.

Raise free donations when you shop

Supporters of Westcountry Rivers Trust can raise free donations simply by shopping online using Give as you Live. Shop at over 4,000 leading online stores including Amazon, eBay, Tesco, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s, Just Eat and Booking.com, to name but a few.

Give as you Live is an online fundraising platform allowing users to shop at over 4,000 top stores and raise free funds for charity. The store pays Give as you Live a percentage of your total purchase price in commission and of this, 50% is passed on to charity.

Fundraise for Us

 

Why not don your waterproofs and Wade In For Water, for us and for the future of your rivers and their habitats.

Download a #WadeInForWater poster to encourage your friends, family and work mates to fundraise for us. You can download a Sponsorship Form too.

Remember – always follow the Water Safety Code.

Check out below how the money you donate can support some of our work.

Fundraise for Us

£20 

Will equip a citizen scientist for a year

£250 

Funds a school visit to get kids interested in conservation

£500 

Allows us to restore spawning habitat in rivers