River Groups

Help protect chalk streams by joining a local campaign group

Action for River Kennet logo

Action for the River Kennet is a charity dedicated to protecting and restoring the rivers in the Kennet and Pang catchment.

Bury Water Meadows Group aims are to conserve and improve the Rivers Lark and Linnet in Bury St Edmunds and adjacent areas

Cam Upper Reaches Action Team (CURAT) is a group of volunteers passionate about saving and restoring the upper reaches of the Cam

Cam Valley Forum is a Cambridge-based charity working to protect and enhance the environment of the River Cam and its tributaries

The Chiltern Society is a registered charity, powered by volunteers, dedicated to campaigning, conserving and promoting the Chilterns

Love Our Ouse is a community-based initiative which celebrates and protects the Sussex Ouse River.

Friends of the Cam is an affiliation of groups campaigning to restore the health of the River Cam, the Cam Valley chalk streams and the Cam Chalk Aquifer.

Friends of Cherry Hinton Brook is a community group which aims to iprove the appearance and health of the brook.

Logo of Friends of the Granta

Friends of the River Granta is a volunteer group whose aim is to protect and enhance the Granta, a rare chalk stream.

Friends of the Rib and Quin is a  community group focused on protecting and improving the River Rib and the River Quin – chalkstreams in North-east Hertfordshire which are under threat

The Friends of the River Shep is a group dedicated to safeguarding the River Shep, a lovely chalk stream in South Cambridgeshire.

Revivel is a community organisation established to restore the flow to the upper River Ivel

The River Mel Restoration Group seeks to enhance and protect the river in Meldreth and Melbourn

Thetford River Group is dedicated to the health and well being of the rivers Thet and Little Ouse

The Ver Valley Society exists to protect and promote all aspects of the River Ver and its valley. The Society was founded in 1976 to promote the Ver/Colne Walk, but shortly thereafter the river, and its valuable water meadows, began to decline due to over abstraction of ground water and climate change.

The Wilbraham River Protection Society is a community group working to protect this endangered chalk stream