Wessex  Rivers  Trust

Healthy Rivers for Wildlife and People


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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Latest News


Wild Figheldean Project

September 2023
In an exciting stride towards biodiversity restoration, Natural England recently unveiled the Species Recovery Programme Grant Scheme. A substantial £14.5 million fund has been allocated to support 63 crucial projects throughout England...


Brambridge Restoration

October 2023
Set to take place from October 30th to November 17th, the works are centred around rejuvenating a 380-meter stretch of this internationally important chalk river.


Wet Wipes Ban

November 2023
Wet wipes, commonly used for various daily tasks, create a significant environmental issue: not only do they contain plastic, they pose substantial harm to sewage systems and rivers when improperly disposed of.

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