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


Come and join the Monks Brook river clean-up - Sunday 27th May

9 May 2018

The Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust is joining forces with Southampton University Conservation Volunteers to run a river clean-up event to help highlight the importance of keeping our rivers clean.

The Lost Words for Dorset's schools' campaign

10 April 2018

Inspired by Jane Beaton's wonderful campaign - to get a copy of The Lost Words into every primary school in Scotland - a group of local residents headed up by Emma Fernandez, Paul Angel and Richard Bradford have decided to do something similar, and get a copy into every primary school in Dorset.

Fishing sale 2018

8 March 2018

Kind friends and supporters of the Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust have very generously donated some exciting and rarely available fishing days for the Trust to sell in order to raise much needed funds. 

Support Us

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

Let's keep in touch

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