The Environment

An Area of Focus for Rotary and Rotary Monmouth. Concern about the state of the River Wye is one area of activity

In 2022/23 Rotary Monmouth has been funding purchase of Citizen Science water testing kits for Friends of the Lower Wye and organised a public information evening in association with the Friends of the Lower Wye held on November 25th 2022 at Bridges. 

A further meeting with the Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales was held on May 19th 2023 at Bridges, see HERE for details

To learn more about Rotarians and their environmental activities both nationally and internationally see the ESRAG GB&I website 

The Environment sub-pages:

Winter sunset over the River Wye at Brockweir

The Wye - Working Together

more The Environmental Agency and Natural Resources Wales gave a joint presentation on their activities to get the River Wye back to full health. Charles Taylor of River Action followed with a more general description of the state of our rivers

River Wye in the Spring

Protecting the Wye

more This page provides a chronology of the development of the pollution crisis in the River Wye and collects certain key documents published by many organisations on the issue.

Audience at the meeting

The River Wye - Meeting Nov 25th 2022

more The evening was organised in partnership with the Friends of the Lower Wye Presentations made on the evening - not for public circulation and subsequent documents of interest