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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


An otterly healthy diet

Regular readers will be aware that we currently have two families of otters on the river. Two sets of mothers …


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 …


Winter River Studies—Adventurous Outdoor Education Indeed

Remember back in the summer when the water levels were disturbingly low and Charlotte was walking groups of children up …


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

www.edinburghbeer.co.uk are showing their support for the amazing work our volunteers do by donating each time a NEW Leith Craft Beer …


The Buzz of the Tea Break

On world mental health day Johnny reflects on the value of volunteering and the importance of the tea break


Tales from the Riverbank was a ‘wild’ success

Family event enjoyed by dozens of families looked at the trials and tribulations of life on the riverbank


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.  …

Heron Art

Back to the outside classroom – in waders!

After a busy summer delivering outdoor fun for groups, the education programme has started this busy term with lots of …


Electro-fishing Survey – the results are in

To give the river a much-needed health check, Charlotte worked with Forth River Trust in July to carry out an …


Walkway resurfacing update

Unfortunately there has been some issues with the new path surface which has be laid from Lanark Road to Colinton …

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