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Charlotte celebrates 20 years of working with the Trust and on the river

Little did that young fresh-faced MSC student from Edinburgh Uni know that when she wandered into the Water of Leith …

News

Dean Path Landslide Update and it’s good news!!

“We are delighted to have been able to reach a solution for the reinstatement of this part of the Dean Path along the Water of Leith.“

Volunteers

50 small socially distanced tasks have been undertaken to keep the river accessible and the INNS under control

‘Hit Squad’ volunteers, off to wade the river – what a merry bunch!

Visitor Centre

The Centre is open for takeaway refreshments and information – but hope to open up further soon

New re-opening times for July 2020

Bridge Closures Bonnington
Walkway

Walkway closure in Bonnington for 11 weeks due to another dangerous bridge

We are VERY sad to inform readers of a closure which has been reported to us by the Councils engineering …

Giant hogweed Treatment
Volunteers

2350 Giant Hogweed plants treated over 15 days of lockdown – essential task complete (nearly)

It has taken 15 days for a trained member of staff and one other volunteer to waded 10 miles of river.

Volunteers

Cutting Cutting Cutting… enabling social distancing on the walkway

Johnny’s Journey – Sixteen days of cutting back vegetation and scraping paths either by yourself or with one other is …

Learning

Ten Outdoor Learning Activities on our website to try with your family this summer holidays

The schools break up this Friday and many families will be thinking about what they can to entertain their young …

Volunteers

Trust staff are back working on the river this week as we treat Giant Hogweed and cut back over grown path ways

You’ll see our staff back on the walkway this week clearing back vegetation to improve sightlines and enable better distancing …

News

The River is now open for fishing – with new guidelines and you still need a permit

Water of Leith Fishery: Rules for Anglers during Covid-19 Obtain a permit before Fishing and abide by fishery rules. Remember …

Wildlife

Wildlife Watchers this week take amazing images of the Kingfishers, Otters and young families in Leith

If you follow us on Twitter you will have seen many of these glorious images of the Kingfisher feasting on …

Wildlife

Out of the House and Into the River: Get Your Homeschooling Rocking in June

Getting fed up with homeschooling during the heatwave? As we move into Phase One of Lockdown easing, it’s now allowable …

Walkway

Some more lovely videos of the river and the wildflowers of the Dells by Bryce

For those who are missing the sights and sounds of the river – here is a very atmospheric video. And …

Learning

Outdoor Learning resources available for Free on our website – more added this week

Head to our Learning Resources Page and download the pdfs. So far available to download: Survival Skills Challenge Know Your …

Wildlife

Your river lockdown photos shared in a video and a lovely poem from one of our Volunteers

Thank you to all who shared your images with us. One of our trustees has kindly compiled a video which …

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