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Getting my feet under the table – or in the river! – Hannah Dry – Conservation Officer

Here I am. Stood in a river, with the otters, kingfishers and dippers wondering how on earth I’ve been this …


A creative wander with girls from St George’s School – by Michael, Trainee Ranger

Today though rather than be in waders in the river counting giant hogweed or pulling out our umpteenth traffic cone …


Goodbye to Sandie B, and hello Gillian.

This June saw another long standing member of staff leave the Trust – Sandie Boyle as been our Visitor Centre …


Michaels First Month

Well here I am, Michael the trainee ranger! I’m still getting used to the idea, and pinching myself on my …

Water of Leith Visitor Centre Cafe
Visitor Centre

Do you have some time to spare to help at our Visitor Centre and Community Café?

Do you have some time to spare to help at our Visitor Centre and Community Café? As the summer begins …


Biomatrix platforms create new habitats in Leith

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


Path work continues upstream towards Currie

The re-surfacing project is continuing to work its way upstream, this week progress continues from Juniper Green towards Currie, the …


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 https://www.thewelcoming.org/about along the river as part of a …

Visitor Centre

Help Msc Student with a Visitor Survey

Would you like to see better interpretation at the Centre or along the Walkway? Have your say on this survey


Early Spring Clean reveals a rubbish strewn river

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

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