An update on the Doethie in-river sand liming and Leader + forestry gully liming Pilot Project

September 2018 Summary This paper is an update on a project designed to assess the benefits of adding crushed limestone to ameliorate the effects of episodic acidification, exacerbated by historic conifer forest, on the Doethie tributary of the upper river Tywi in...

Greener with Greggs – Cleaning up Carmarthenshire’s Rivers

We are delighted to announce that the West Wales Wales Rivers trust has been awarded £1190 from the Greggs Foundation to purchase tools and safety equipment to allow volunteers to remove plastics and other litters from rivers in our region. The inspiration came from...

Ground-breaking environmental project will increase fish populations in the River Tywi

In a unique and ground-breaking initiative, Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water and Natural Resources Wales (NRW) have agreed on an environmental programme of works which will bring long-term benefits to the River Tywi in Carmarthenshire. Welsh Water has contributed £250,000 to the...

Theft of lime from our River Doethie Restoration Project

We are sorry to announce that our charity has suffered a theft in the region of £2000. The Trust have been working with the backing of Carmarthenshire County Council, Natural Resources Wales and Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water on the Doethie Restoration Project with major...

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The Fight to Save Europe’s Last Wild Rivers

"Dear River Lovers,   Join us for a screening of our Patagonia’s new film Blue Heart on Thursday the 11th of October.   More than 3,000 hydropower dams and diversions are either proposed or in the process of being built on Europe’s last wild rivers in the Balkans and...

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Learn to fish!

Throughout August youngsters can learn to fish with Llandysul Angling Club each Friday afternoon at Llandysul Park. West Wales Rivers Trust Trustee, Ian Thomas, will be on hand to help with angling instruction and rivercraft as well as showing invertebrate sampling as...

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The problem with Himalayan Balsam

Himalayan Balsam or Impatiens glandulifera is a beautiful, bright pink flower of head height and above that you may have seen adorning the river banks of West Wales and beyond. It's easy to see why the Victorians were keen to import this striking plant. Unfortunately,...

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The Cleddau Trail Map

The Pembrokeshire Rivers Trust Cleddau Trail takes you on two 'Source to Sea' river journeys. Follow the Western Cleddau Trail to discover unspoilt natural habitats, home to migratory salmon and sewin, kingfishers and other wildlife. The Eastern Cleddau Trail follows the flow of Pembrokeshire's rainwater as it becomes drinking water.


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