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


Wild and Wonderful Family Day

4 April 2019

On Thursday 11 April 2019, WCSRT will be taking part in the Wild and Wonderful Family Day in Whitchurch, which has a truly heart-warming topic: caring for animals. Our animal of choice will be the Atlantic salmon and there’ll be various family-friendly activities and crafts on offer focussed on salmon anatomy, life cycle and habitats. Come along and join us on our salmon adventure! 

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Job vacancy: Catchment Partnership Manager

11 March 2019

WCSRT is seeking to employ a Catchment Partnership Manager to coordinate and host two Catchment Partnerships and increase their impact through supporting evidence-based project development. The successful applicant will report to the CEO. Please note this vacancy is now closed.

Fishing Sale 2019 is live!

5 March 2019

WCSRT's kind friends and supporters have generously donated some exciting and rarely available fishing days to help us raise much-needed funds. Please make your bids by Friday 26 April 2019.

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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