Rivers are the heart of the natural world, and the heart of everything that we do. Ribble Rivers Trust aims to conserve and improve the River Ribble, and all the rivers that flow into it, for wildlife and people.

For over two decades our dedicated team have been using their vast knowledge of the local area, and the natural world, to improve over 375 miles of rivers in Lancashire and North Yorkshire. As a charity, all this work is made possible thanks to grants and donations like yours.

You can help protect your rivers by making a donation today.

Our donors

James Thornber


Isla Mackenzie


Alison Whittaker-Stewart


Please accept this as a small token of my appreciation for the advice and support provided by Kathryn Oddie and Heather Whalley.

Francesca Woolley


I attended a really interesting virtual talk by you at work today, thanks.

Grace Manson


Thanks for your great work

Mark Collins


Thanks very much to Harvey Hamilton-Thorpe for his talk today.


Gift Aid your support if you want the Ribble Catchment Conservation Trust Ltd (Registered Charity No 1070672) to treat all donations you make as a Gift Aid Donation, from the date of your start supporting us until you notify the trust otherwise or cancel your support.

Explanatory notes;

  • For every £1 donated under the Gift Aid scheme, Ribble Catchment Conservation Trust can recover from HMRC a further 25p at no extra cost to you.  Gift Aid is reclaimed by our charity from the tax you pay for the current tax year.
  • You must be a UK taxpayer to make a valid Gift. If you pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all your donations in the tax year, it is your responsibility to pay any difference.
  • Higher rate tax relief can be claimed by your on Gift Aid Donations.
  • A Declaration can be cancelled at any time by notifying us. It must cease if you no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains.