Thursday 7th April, 2022

We are very grateful to everyone who has supported the Wye PhD appeal so far.

The good news is that thanks to some very generous donations, we have raised enough for the first year of the study and it will now start in June 2022

We will need to raise more for years two and three so we are keeping the appeal open. If you have not yet supported this appeal please consider doing so. The reasons why it is so important for the river can be found via the link below.


This appeal is to raise the funds we need for a 3-year PhD study that will determine, with certainty, exactly what is causing and driving the severe algal blooms that are afflicting the river. 

The study will also enable the Foundation and our partners to design and deliver the work needed to solve the issue. It will be conducted by Cardiff University and its results and findings will be made public on an ongoing basis during the study.

We need to raise £32,000 for the first year of this vital work.

More info on the Wye Algae PhD