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A Landmark Year for the Trust as we look back at our achievements in 2021/2

As we entered the new financial year back in April 2021 I think its safe to say that we were …


Dean Path is OPEN!

After many long years and a couple of false starts the landslide issue along the Walkway between Belford Road and …


Giant Hogweed work gets underway

Regular readers will know that we work each year to tackle this toxic and invasive plant which loves to grow …


Plant Sale 7th May 11am

Pick up a bargain & help the Water of Leith


Getting the River Summer Ready!

In some ways the river banks are very much like many of us in respect to not quite having the  …


Outdoor Learning in Spring

Easter events for children with special needs can be hard for find but we believe that the woods and the …


Spring volunteering its rubbish, oh and railings, path edges, drains, willow fences …..

All the rakes, brushes & cutting tools have been given a huge work out over the last few months to …


Willow Spiling – A Traditional, Natural Solution to riverbank Erosion in the heart of Edinburgh

Read how we worked to develop a project at Roseburn to create a ‘nature based solution’ to erosion


Volunteers get to know their Bryophytes !

While wading in the river the conservation team often notice masses of different mosses and liverworts that are blanketing the riverbank in layers. Species changing with the river levels, light, temperature, geology, and habitat. Winter is a great time to work on your Bryophytes Identification as other plants are still dormant allowing one to get a closer look at this wonderful micro world.


Plant Sale Sat 7th May 11am

Help us get ready for this event by growing on plants to support our work


Eels can climb! So we make ropes to help them scale the rivers barriers

Volunteers Make Eel Ropes with Jack Wooton from Forth Rivers Trust


Plants of the Dells by Juliet Wilson

Volunteer Juliet shares her experiences of wild plants along the river in the Dells


Spring Events – bookings now open

Weather you like a guided walk or need something to entertain the children – check out our spring events programme …


January Volunteering Round up

Every month is busy for our volunteer team but this January we have been capitalising on low water levels and …


A trip to the source

Johnny has been with the Trust for two years now and to mark this Charlotte led him to origins of …

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