Our Head of Fisheries and River Management Bruce Stockley has co-authored a paper on the human impact on trout genetics in small streams in Cornwall.Talking about the research, he said: "This paper shows that, as always, the devil is in the detail. "Big...

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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. Scroll down for date-related information. WRT Covid-19 Policy. If you have queries about working pratices relating to Electrofishing, please read our...

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To support nature is to support people

LIKE many people looking for some light during the COVID-19 lockdown, we have loved seeing footage of dolphins swimming in rivers and goats making trips into town.We have also been sharing photos and films of glimpses of Springtime nature either from our gardens or on...

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At home work experience

Natasha Underwood lets us know how she adapting to her at home placement with us. As part of my University degree, I was looking forward to the start my placement with the Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT). My aim had been to gain experience working within the...

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Thousands of trees planted to support water quality

THOUSANDS of trees have been planted by volunteers near Roadford Lake, Devon, as part of our collaboration between environmental charities and businesses to improve water quality and habitat.South West Water (SWW) provided the land for the trees’ new home...

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Annual Fly Fair Attracts Over 200 People to Roadford

The eighth South West Fly Fair got the Trout fishing season off with a bang on Saturday 29 February as fly fishermen from all over the region attended the annual show, held at Roadford Lake and hosted by South West Lakes Trust.The show is always a great...

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