Wessex  Rivers  Trust

Healthy Rivers for Wildlife and People

Latest News


The Future of Outdoor Education

Outdoor learning may become an increasingly vital tool for primary education with the constantly changing regulations and restrictions surrounding Covid-19. 


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.


Jim Glasspool: A Chalk Stream Champion

It is with great sadness that we report that Jim Glasspool passed away on 7th September 2020.He was a true gentleman and a fine fisherman who will be dearly missed. 


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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