Wessex  Rivers  Trust

Healthy Rivers for Wildlife and People

Latest News


Wild Fishery Protection Zone

Environment Agency plans to introduce a Wild Fishery Protection Zone (WFPZ) on the upper Itchen should be great news for wild fish populations. Wild Trout Trust describes ways they will support landowners, businesses and anglers alike


Neil Swift Joins the Project Team

In our team meeting yesterday I was asked how my first three weeks at the Wessex Rivers Trust had been. Given that I thought, incorrectly, I was only part way through my second week we can deduce that time is indeed flying and therefore I’m definitely having fun.


Fishing Sale 2021

With this year's fishing sale being impacted by Covid-19 we are hoping next year's will be a huge success. To find out how you can support the Fishing Sale 2021 click below.


We restore habitats to increase biodiversity and enhance resilience


We help address wider water quality issues facing our catchments.

Education & Engagement

We engage with schools and communities to raise public awareness of chalk streams.

Research &

We use science to make sound environmental decisions.

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