Post Category: Volunteers

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Local Companies Volunteer to help the river

This week’s there has been a surge of interest from Corporate groups to get out on the river and make …

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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 …

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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  …

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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.

Plants of the Dells by Juliet Wilson

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

January Volunteering Round up

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

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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 …

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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

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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!

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