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Help Your Local River

Do You Want to Help Your Local River?

Whether you want to try volunteering, find out more about citizen science, or you simply want to learn more about the problems and solutions facing our rivers, it’s fantastic the you are interested in doing something to help.

On this page, you’ll find helpful tips for positive action. Some of them might seem simple or obvious, or be things that you already do – but we’ve included them because whatever your starting point, it’s fantastic that you care enough to want to get involved.Other suggestions here require a bit more time or commitment, but will make a real difference to your local environment and your community.

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer in the Mease

We’re looking for volunteers to help remove invasive species that choke the protected river Mease, pick litter and help the river protected.

Corporate | Trent Rivers Trust

No Sessions Available? Please Bear With Us!

We are a small charity working across a large area, and we’re lucky to have great support which means our volunteering sessions are often very popular. If no volunteering sessions are currently available, please do check back soon.

In the meantime, you might also like to consider other options for environmental volunteering – for example via your local council, Wildlife Trust, Friends Of group or volunteer service.

Love Your River

Find out what you can do at home, in your garden, out shopping or on a walk by your local river to help our rivers thrive. In our booklet, you’ll find activities, pollution and wildlife ID and things you can do to help your river.