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


Research & Monitoring

We use science to make sound environmental decisions.

River 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


Job vacancy: Head of Project Delivery

15 February 2019

WCSRT is seeking to employ a Head of Project Delivery to support further development of the Trust and our capacity to deliver bold river restoration and other enhancement projects. The successful applicant will report to the CEO. For more information about this role and how to apply, visit the link below.

River Meon riverfly report completed

5 February 2019

Final edits have been made to the Meon Catchment Invertebrate Fingerprinting study and the report has now been issued in print and electronic formats.

Ripley Brook - an ideal candidate for holistic restoration

5 February 2019

WCSRT, in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, have implemented a suite of joined-up restoration projects up and down the Ripley Brook, a tributary of the River Avon, since autumn 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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