New crowdfunding platform by WWF Netherlands is raising money to remove weirs in South Cumbria
WWF Netherlands have launched a new crowdfunding platform which will support the removal of two UK weirs, enabling rivers to flow freely and bring nature back to life. The new website, launched in June 2018, features two South Cumbria Rivers Trust projects who hope to raise enough funds to complete the following…Read more
Michael Gove visits The Wye and Usk Foundation
On the 25th of May, Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, paid a visit to The Wye and Usk Foundation in response to the Saving the Earth report we launched last month in partnership with the Angling Trust and WWF. Local farmer, Chris Norman from…Read more
Volunteers Week: Volunteering with Don Catchment Rivers Trust
Over 6,000 people volunteered with Rivers Trusts in 2016, they are a huge part of the Rivers Trust movement and without them, we wouldn't be where we are today. Today is the start of volunteers week and to show our gratitude to all the volunteers that have helped us out…Read more
The Rivers Trust attends Water Summit to call on businesses to address the growing pressures on UK water resources.
The Rivers Trust attended The Manor House Hotel in Moreton in Marsh on Tuesday 29th May, to represent the Catchment Based Approach and call upon businesses to sign a declaration that aims to bring sectors and organisations together to enable more effective management of UK water catchments. Recognising the importance…Read more
Great British Spring Clean – the results!
In March, we were proud partners of the Keep Britain Tidy's #GBSpringClean campaign - mobilising our volunteer network to clean up litter around rivers up and down the country. [embed]https://youtu.be/OYLF-k9AIR0[/embed] On the run-up to the campaign, 12 Rivers Trusts were trained by Thames21 to deliver volunteer litter picks, learning about the ins and…Read more