Post Category: Volunteers

Volunteers

Charlotte looks back at 2021 with gratitude

When I think back on a year of conservation along the Water of Leith river, none of this would be possible without our wonderful award-winning volunteer team.

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Working in a Walkway Wonderland

The Water of Leith Walkway which runs from Balerno to Leith is an interesting beast to say the least, the …

Volunteers

Who are the Community Path Group of the Year – we are!

Our Volunteers work has been recognised by a Paths for All Award – and we have £250 to spend on new gloves, brooms and rakes

Volunteers

It Is All About the Journey! Wading the river on the hunt for Litter and INNS

Olympic level wading from our volunteer team on the hunt for Knotweed, Balsam and Litter!

Planting
Blog

Native wildflower planting along the river boosts biodiversity and supports pollinators

For the last 15 years we have been creating ‘biodiversity boost’ sites along the river. These are sites which were …

scything
Volunteers

Scything September

There is something evocative and beautiful about scything. Last month we upskilled our volunteer team and brought some more scythes to cut our meadow in the calm and time honoured way..all thanks to a private donation

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Marvelous Meadows

Our marvelous Meadows along the Water of Leith are full of life. This week volunteers removed invasive Himalayan Balsam & …

Visitor Centre

Volunteering at the Visitor Centre

We are looking to recruit some new volunteers to take on regular or ad hoc volunteer shifts …is this you?

Chainsaw
Learning

Chainsaw skills

“A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one” As a …

Volunteers

66 volunteer tasks and 62 river patrols make for a busy spring for volunteers

Work on the river has really ramped up again since the easing in April – in total volunteers and staff …

Volunteers

April volunteering in the sun – clean-ups, surveys and railings!!

The spring clean up has been moving at a fair pace up and down the river and with water levels low we’ve been able to get out a lot of waste that hadn’t been accessible before on the river bed and banks.

Volunteers March 2021
Blog

The Water of Leith Fleet!

In march, we expanded our fleet to include two inflatable kayaks, a canoe and a volunteer made coracle.

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