Tag: volunteering

The Bristol Avon WaterBlitz is back!

The Bristol Avon WaterBlitz is back!

Posted by Jayne Mann

The Bristol Avon WaterBlitz is the annual event that allows everyone to get involved with improving the health of our rivers. Members of the public can now sign up to be part of the team of citizen scientists taking samples from waterways within the Bristol Avon catchment including Bristol, Bath,…

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New initiative to drive citizen science forward

New initiative to drive citizen science forward

Posted by Jayne Mann

We're so excited to launch the new Catchment Monitoring Cooperative Consultation Hub which we hope will create a radical step-change in the contribution of citizen science and community monitoring.  Set up as a cooperative by name and nature, we want the hub to ignite citizen science and empower local communities…

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Paddle Boarding the Shannon: The Eco-Tripping Team

Paddle Boarding the Shannon: The Eco-Tripping Team

Posted by Emily Cooper

This summer, a group of three intrepid explorers are paddle boarding the river Shannon in aid of river conservation, in association with The Rivers Trust. William Bossman, Liam Harrison and Oli Black—collectively the Eco-Tripping team—are setting off on a fantastic adventure over the summer. The best part? They're using the…

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Celebrating Our Volunteers

Celebrating Our Volunteers

Posted by Emily Cooper

As Volunteers Week 2019 draws to a close, we want to take the opportunity to celebrate the heart of the Rivers Trust movement: our volunteers. From those of you who come to one event a year, to those who attend every event they can—we are so grateful to all of…

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How Volunteering Could Improve your Wellbeing

How Volunteering Could Improve your Wellbeing

Posted by Emily Cooper

It's well known that volunteering can benefit the environment and other people—but what about its effects on your personal wellbeing? We know that you don't volunteer for your own benefit. Most people who volunteer do it for purely selfless reasons, and we're incredibly grateful for that! Despite this, it's worth…

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