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


Revitalising the Monks Brook

6 June 2018

A plethora of items ranging from shopping trolleys to golf balls were found and removed by volunteers taking part in a river clean-up in Eastleigh, Hampshire on Sunday 27th May 2018.   

Water quality workshop with the Wiltshire Young Farmers 

6 June 2018

On Friday 18th May 2018, the Wessex Chalk Stream & Rivers Trust, in partnership with Frontier Agriculture, held a young farmer workshop focusing on rural diffuse pollution. Around 30 Wiltshire-based young farmers and their families attended the event at the picturesque Manningford Trout Fishery near Pewsey, Wiltshire. 

Fishing sale 2018

15 May 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.

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