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12 days of Rivers Trusts – Day 5: Introducing Westcountry Rivers Trust

12 days of Rivers Trusts – Day 5: Introducing Westcountry Rivers Trust

Posted by Jayne Mann

When did your Trust form? WRT formed in 1994 and became the first charity called a ‘Rivers Trust’ in the UK in 1995. In 2019, we are celebrating our 25th anniversary and this is also considered (by many) to be the 25th anniversary of the Rivers Trust movement, which is now such…

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12 days of Rivers Trusts – Day 4: Introducing South East Rivers Trust

12 days of Rivers Trusts – Day 4: Introducing South East Rivers Trust

Posted by Jayne Mann

When did your Trust form?  The South East Rivers Trust (SERT) is a grassroots environmental charity with a vision to achieve healthy river ecosystems, for all, across the south east of England. Our mission is to deliver outstanding river ecosystem enhancement through science-based action, collaboration and engagement. We started out…

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Restored Rother will champion wildlife and reflect industrial past

Restored Rother will champion wildlife and reflect industrial past

Posted by Jayne Mann

A North East Derbyshire river ravaged by industry for over two centuries is to be restored to its natural glory, thanks to a National Lottery grant of more than £450,000. The River Rother and its many tributaries came to prominence in the early days of the 17th century industrial revolution…

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