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Inspired by the splendour of Sussex rivers? Want to see our water environment get better? Join us as a valued member of OART and  you will be proactively helping to improve these precious waters. Our love for rivers unites us, and by joining the Ouse Adur Rivers Trust, you can play a vital role in enhancing and protecting the water environment in our area. Together, we can enhance the beauty of Sussex for generations to come.

As a member, you will receive our exclusive newsletter, providing you with regular updates on the trust’s diverse activities and featuring captivating articles on wildlife and river-related topics. Annual membership is incredibly affordable at just £20, and when you utilize the Gift Aid facility, your contribution receives an added tax bonus. For every £1 you contribute, we receive £1.28 in support.


Inspire Positive Change

Donations lie at the heart of maintaining the Trust and drive a wide range of projects and activities that ultimately enhance and protect river habitats for both wildlife and people. Each donation, whether it’s a one-off gift or regular support, directly contributes to the improvement of our rivers and streams and their associated ecosystems. Be a catalyst for transformation – with just £10, we can plant a tree, with £25, we can carry out comprehensive water quality testing, and with £75, we can create 5m of spawning grounds for our beloved gravel loving fish.

We are pleased to announce that we’ve joined 1% for the Planet®️ as an environmental partner! This partnership is intended to advance our impact as well as involve more businesses in the environmental movement and we are delighted to be able to work alongside corporate partners who have been certified for reputable giving.

Take action now and make a difference by clicking the button below. You have the option to choose from specific activities or make a general donation. Rest assured, every penny goes directly towards the enhancement of our rivers, leaving a lasting positive impact.

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The Ouse & Adur Rivers Trust


OART is a membership based organisation dedicated to the environmental protection and enhancement of the Sussex River Ouse and Adur including their tributaries, estuaries and still waters.

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The Ouse & Adur Rivers Trust (OART) is a registered charity (No: 1082447) formed in 2011 from the amalgamation of two long-standing local organisations, the River Adur Conservation Society and Sussex Ouse Conservation Society.