The Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust (WCSRT) is an environmental charity dedicated to the conservation and restoration of the fragile and globally important chalk-based ecosystems of rivers in the Wessex region.

About Us

The Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust (WCSRT) is an environmental charity dedicated to the conservation and restoration of the fragile and globally important chalk-based ecosystems of rivers in the Wessex region.

About Us

The Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust (WCSRT) is an environmental charity dedicated to the conservation and restoration of the fragile and globally important chalk-based ecosystems of rivers in the Wessex region.

About Us

The Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust (WCSRT) is an environmental charity dedicated to the conservation and restoration of the fragile and globally important chalk-based ecosystems of rivers in the Wessex region.

About Us

What We Do


Science

We use science to make sound environmental decisions.

Habitat Restoration

We restore habitats for fish and wider biodiversity.

Catchment Management

We help address wider water quality issues facing our catchments.

Education

We engage with schools and communities to raise public awareness of chalk streams.

Our Latest News & Events


Class drawing invertebrates towards the end of the lesson

Learning about chalk streams with St Mary Bourne Primary

28 September 2017

Vee Moore, Education Officer with the Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust visited St Mary Bourne Primary School on the 14th September to give an indoor lesson on chalk streams to the very bright Sycamore class of Year 6 pupils.

Summer/Autumn 2017 Winchester Primary Schools programme update

20 September 2017

WCSRT’s collaboration with Winchester College is going from strength to strength. The aim of the programme is to provide Winchester-based primary schools with an opportunity to learn about their local chalk stream, the River Itchen and the abundant fly life that inhabits its gravel-rich bed.


Hampshire Avon DTC stakeholder meeting

01 September 2017

The Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust is hosting the final local stakeholder meeting under the Demonstration Test Catchments programme on the 4th October 2017.

Support Us

You can help your local river by making a donation to support the work of the Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust.

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