West Cumbria Rivers Trust (WCRT)

WCRT is a new environmental charity. The principal objectives are to improve the aquatic environment of the rivers, lakes and wider catchments in the western and north western parts of the Lake District.

Key Aims:

  • Improve the environmental quality of rivers and lakes.
  • The sustainable use of rivers and lakes as a community resource.
  • Initiate, fund and lead major projects that also create employment opportunities.
  • To create education programmes within the community, schools and colleges.
  • Achieve our objectives through working with landowners, farmers and all river users.
  • To conserve our rivers and lakes and their flora and fauna for future generations.