Eradicating Japanese Knotweed

Our staff have once again been out along the Wye and Usk with the aim to eradicate Japanese Knotweed as part of the Giving Up The Weed Project. It is highly invasive and threatens the health of our rivers by smothering the native flora on the rivers' banks. Read more

A Statement On Government Policy

The Wye and Usk Foundation joins the RSPB, National Trust, and The Rivers Trust in expressing its dismay and anger that the English government appears to be abandoning its promises for nature and climate. Read more

Online Fundraising Auction 2022

Our Online Fundraising Auction will go live from 7pm on Monday 14th November! Check out our amazing auction lots donated by our generous supporters. Read more

GIANT Giant Hogweed

Our staff have once again been out along the Wye and Usk continuing the control treatment of Giant Hogweed as part of the Giving Up The Weed project. Read more

Our Most Recent Fishing Update

Friday 2nd September Water temperatures on all of the catchments are now at safe levels for salmonid fishing. Read more

ITV Tonight - An Investigation Into Water Pollution

The Wye & Usk Foundation was pleased to be invited to take part in an investigation into water pollution by Joe Crowley and the ITV Tonight team. Read more

River Temperatures and Fishing Update

Most recent update from the Wye and Usk Foundation regarding fishing closures and rising river temperatures. Read more

Water Temperature Update

With the lives of salmon at risk due to water temperatures becoming fatally high, the Wye and Usk Foundation has cooperated with regulatory bodies to cool the river. Read more

Marathon des Salmon – The Usk

An 80 mile run along the river Usk has been completed by our Chairman, Charlie Newington-Bridges, to raise money for the Wye and Usk Foundation. Read more

New Project Planned To Reverse The Decline of the River Wye

The Foundation has submitted an ambitious bid to Defra to resolve the Wye's water quality issues. Read more

Landowner Pleads Guilty To River Lugg Damage

Defendant enters a guilty plea to 7 charges on Wednesday 18 May Read more

Charges Brought For Damage to River Lugg

Defra have announced charges against a landowner for damage caused to the river Lugg in 2020 Read more

2022 Wye & Usk Game Fishing Season Started Today!

March 3rd is here...... Read more

The Wrong Type of Rain?

A rethink on how we manage river catchments is required if the kind of flooding witnessed across the UK last month is not to get even worse. Read more

Usk Salmon Poaching Incident

Natural Resources Wales prosecutes in Usk salmon poaching incident Read more

Wye Algae PhD Study

A new study to establish the cause of the Wye's algal blooms Read more

Become a Trustee

The Foundation is recruiting two new trustees Read more

The Festive Period

Our office opening hours over Christmas Read more

2021 Fundraising Auction Complete

£18,569.50 raised for the rivers! Read more

The Foundation's 2021 Annual Meeting

Was on Thursday 2nd December at the Brecon Castle Hotel. Read more

Taking The Initiative

Herefordshire agricultural group starts taking the practical measures needed to improve the Wye’s water quality Read more

Another Bad Year for Salmon Catches

Is there any hope for these fish in the Wye and Usk? Read more

No Action For 2020 Llynfi Pollution Disaster

Natural Resources Wales fail to bring a prosecution for last year's devastating pollution event Read more

New Tree Planting Project Launched To Improve Rivers

Thousands of trees are to be planted in the English Wye catchment Read more