Education & Engagement

Wessex Rivers Trust has a passion for educating people about our beautiful rivers and chalk streams. Choose how to learn with the Trust from the options below:


School and Group Sessions

Wessex Rivers Trust offer low-cost education sessions about the wildlife and heritage of our chalk streams and rivers throughout the Wessex area. See what we offer and what is going on in your area...


Chalk Stream Challenge 

Are you looking for a new way to explore the great outdoors with your youth group or family and friends? You could learn all about our beautiful chalk streams and rivers whilst earning a special badge, with our Chalk Stream Challenge...



Learn about our unique rivers and chalk streams at home, in a group or at school. Our resources will teach you all about our river wildlife and help you get out to discover your local blue space for yourself...  


Wildlife & Heritage Trails

Follow short, accessible walks for all on the Dorset Stour, Sturminster Newton and River Bourne, Bournemouth to find out about the wildlife and heritage of your local river, as well as discovering ways of helping these unique environments...