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Coalie Park born in the 80s, plans to revitalise the area 40 years on.

Take a look at the plans for Coalie Park and check out these wonderful 1980’s images of the area


Stunning Nature Photographic exhibition at the Visitor Centre

A visit along our corridor to the toilets has never been so beautiful. The walls are now adorned with over …


Boosting Biodiversity by planting wildflowers and sowing seeds

This mild extended autumn has really helped us with this years planting season. Back in March Trust Manager Helen was …


Hanging up the Waders

This week saw a calendar milestone for our volunteers as we packed away the drying greenhouse and tested all our …


Litter Picking in Leith

Each months largest litter pick is in Leith on the first Wednesday – where volunteers and local business work to keep the area ship shape


Advent Calendar with craft Leith Beers inside sold in aid of our work are showing their support for the amazing work our volunteers do by donating each time a NEW Leith Craft Beer …


Discarded Doggy Do dos!

What is at the end of the Colinton Tunnel rainbow?


Heat maps – tracking the successes of our Giant Hogweed work

We have just completed the third year of treating Giant Hogweed on the whole length of the Water of Leith.  …


Go Wild in the City

The river seems to be teeming with life at the moment. Herons, goosanders, swans, kingfishers, dippers all spotted and photographed …


The Survey Team make some beautiful discoveries

One of our lesser known volunteer teams is the Survey Team – a botanically minded crew who help to monitor …


Keeping the Walkway trim and proper

Being attacked by nettles, wayward brambles reaching out to grab you or rain gathered in butterbur leaves soaking the bottom …


Resurfacing work gets underway from Slateford to Balerno – in phases

This image is of some preliminary work to improve drainage – it is not the new surface which will be smoother