We are the umbrella body of the Rivers Trust movement, working to protect, promote and enhance our freshwater ecosystems for both people and wildlife.
With the support of over 60 member Trusts across the UK and Ireland, we work on the ground, in the heart of the community, to promote a sustainable future for our river environments.
Why support the Rivers Trust movement?
Our natural rivers and ecosystems are under pressure from abstraction, pollution, urban development, intensive agriculture and climate change.
Our high population density, coupled with the increasing frequency of droughts, extreme rainfall and flooding, presents a real threat to our wildlife and the ability to provide for our own needs.
We are working hard to actively engage with planners, landowners, farmers and local communities to carry out practical environmental projects on the ground.
From river runs to sponsored swims, with your input, we can have a greater impact on protecting our river environments. Your donations will go to support our work in promoting and enhancing healthy river environments across England, Wales, Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.