Post Tag: volunteers


Summer Update from Ranger Johnny

A look at what the Conservation Team have been upto recently.


Meadow Surveys – the results

For the last four years, our dedicated volunteers have been steadily collecting data of each of our wildflower meadows. This …


“I’d love to volunteer but I’m always at work “

In the first quarter of 2023 it’s been a close battle between our own volunteers and corporate groups on who …

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


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 …


Early Spring Clean reveals a rubbish strewn river

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


A Year of Returns by Ranger Johnny

As we draw to the end of year it’s natural to look back on what has been, for myself it’s …


Dancing on ice and ice actually dancing

What a few weeks it has been for freezing conditions on the river and walkway and wonderful wildlife spotting


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 …


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