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The Visitor Centre and Trust Office will be closed as of Friday 21st December until Friday 4th January 

The Visitor Centre will be closed as of Friday 21st December until Friday 4th January 
This is to give our staff and volunteers a break but also to enable some maintenance and decorating works.  
We apologise for any inconvenience caused. 
For issues relating to the walkway please contact CEC Natural Heritage Servce on 0131-447-7145  or email
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Check out Landward on Friday BBC1 at 7.30pm for our 5 minutes of fame

We are excited to be featured on the next edition of Landward - they filmed us in Dean Village / Stockbridge a couple of weeks ago and the show will air this Friday


30th Anniversary Celebrations continued in style with a Civic Reception at the City Chambers 

We had a fantastic evening on 21st November to celebrate 3 decades of conservation action. 

CLICK on me to see a Full 30 minute video of the evening

or CLICK ON ME or see below to see the briefer facebook friendly 3 minute version

Thank you to all the volunteers, friend and partners who made it such a fun evening - we have posted some photos below. Thank you to Edinburgh Life for the picture of The Lord Provost - Frank Ross with our new Chair Pat Dawson, Helen Brown (Trust Manager) and Gavin Corbet local councillor and sponsor for the event. We will also feature in the January 2019 edition of Edinburgh Life - you can get your copy at the Centre.



Highly Commended at Nature of Scotland Awards 

We were delighted to have been nominated for an RSPB Nature of Scotland Award in the Community Initiative Catergory. Charlotte and Helen attended a swanky do at the Sheraton Grand Hotel and were delighted to have been awarded highly commended. We accepted the award on behalf of all our lovely volunteers



Next Volunteer Task is this Thursday meeting at the Longstone Inn

Last Thursday was VERY wet and just a handful of hardy volunteers braved conditions but we still managed a big haul. The details of the next are below

Thursday 6th December 10.30am – 1pm.  Clean-up  Longstone stretch of river.  Meet at the Longstone Inn where Inglis Green Road merges with Longstone Road.