Post Category: Volunteers

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Volunteers

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.

Volunteers

It’s been a RUBBISH winter in more ways than one

The increased use of the walkway and Edinburgh’s greenspaces and the absence of our volunteer teams has been sorely felt …

Volunteers

Riding solo

Johnny tackles puddles, snow and litter keeping on top of essential walkway work.

Learning

Outdoor Learning Officer Ruth shares the joys and challenges of bringing Outdoor Learning to Braidburn Special School

A focus on sensory learning with multiple approaches to suit the range of learning styles

News

Volunteering Tasks in 2020 were different but just look at the hours clocked up

2020/21 was a very different year for our volunteer team. From May our work to maintain the walkway and control …

Patrols 2020
Volunteers

Patrol volunteer Juliet shares her experiences on returning to volunteering

“Lockdown was the first time (apart from for holidays and illness) that I wasn’t able to patrol the Dells since …

Brian Henderson
News

Sad news as Brian Henderson former Trustee and Scotland Rugby Cap passes away

Every organisation need there own ‘action man or woman’ and for nearly two decades Brian Henderson was ours. Trustee David …

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