Campaigning to save the River Wye

Campaigning to save the River Wye

The River Wye: what are the problems – and how you can help.

In our 2020 Vision launched last year, Herefordshire Wildlife Trust called for: “Healthy naturally functioning rivers and floodplains - providing clean water, mitigating flooding and alive with wildlife”

The River Wye should be a proud and joyous example of a healthy river, considering that it is a notified Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Special Area of Conservation (SAC), national and international designations intended to protect the highest quality rivers.  Sadly, that is not the case.

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River Wye

Wye…., oh Wye….!

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust's Chief Executive Helen Stace sets out the problems facing the River Wye - and what needs to be done.

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River Wye: Take Action

Whether you have five minutes to spare or five hours, there's something you can do: send an email, sign a petition, take part in citizen science.

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