Protect rivers

We can all play a part in protecting London’s rivers. Below are some key ways to get involved! 

Get trained with Thames21

We run a number of courses giving you the skills to fight plastic pollution, become a citizen scientist, an ambassador for the Thames, learn about natural flood management or create and maintain reedbeds. Read more about our flagship Leading Waterway Events course  and sign up to our training bulletin to find out when courses are available for booking. 

Become a Badged Group Leader

Once you’ve done our flagship Leading a Waterway Event course you can set up your own group to protect your own stretch of waterway, with our support and insurance. Or you can join an existing Badged Group

Ten easy things you can do to protect London’s rivers

You can protect the Thames and its tributaries without even setting foot on the foreshore! 

Read our Rivers Manifesto