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

14 February 2018

The Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust is getting behind Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean 2018 campaign by holding a river cleanup volunteer event to help highlight the importance of keeping our rivers clean.

Appointment of New Director of Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust

25 January 2018

The Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust is delighted to announce that Dr. Martijn Antheunisse has accepted the role of Director of WCSRT. He will join the team full-time in April 2018.

River Till receives a restoration boost

11 January 2018

In autumn 2017, the Wilton Fly Fishing Club, Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust, Wild Trout Trust and a number of local landowners joined forces on the latest phase of the River Avon Restoration Project on the River Till near Stapleford.

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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