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Biomatrix platforms create new habitats in Leith

Exciting new addition to the basin areas – creating homes for wildlife and increasing plant diversity


Conservation Team Update – The world post Charlotte! by Ranger Johnny

“The River has Wisdom and Feeling and Flow. The Only Thing Certain is Change” – Robert J Landy It’s a …


Welcome to Michael and Hannah

Our new Trainee Ranger started with us on 17th April and Conservation Officer will be formally joining us in May


Walkway Resurfacing work continues

The section of Walkway from the City bypass to the car park near Spylaw Park in Colinton has been completed, …


Coalie Park Project gets underway

We are VERY excited to inform readers that our Coalie Park Project phase 1 has received planning permission and funding! We will also be starting onsite works this May with the installation of two ‘Biomatrix Platforms’


What a year! The results are in… 2022/3 saw all areas of our work flourish.

At the end of the financial year we like to crunch the numbers – how many tasks? How many school …


Introducing the river to New Scots

During February Charlotte led a series of Guided Walks for The Welcoming along the river as part of a …


Early Spring Clean reveals a rubbish strewn river

Dry cold weather has helped conduct an early spring clean-up


We are hiring

Exciting opportunity to join our team as a Conservation Officer. A diverse role which focuses on delivery of conservation work, river clean ups, habitat improvement and INNS work.


Juniper Green Mills – an Artist’s View

See the 1930s-40s mills of Juniper Green, as painted by artist Edwin G Lucas


High flows cause problems for the path network

A very wet end to 2022 took its toll on the river and its walkway.


Winterwatch episodes 4 and 5 live from the Water of Leith

This popular seasonal BBC programme featured our work, eels, otters and rubbish