Post Tag: wildlife

Volunteers

Seasonal Update from Ranger Johnny

January to April was known years ago as our quieter time, when we had a chance to reflect on the …

News

Mission Giant Hogweed begins

This week staff began our chemical spraying of Giant Hogweed along the banks of the river to prevent the spread …

Blog

Michael’s year as our Trainee Ranger

Michael joined us back in April 2023 as a Trainee Ranger on the New to Nature scheme – and he has really thrived. We are delighted to say that he will be staying on with us for another 6 months, to help across our work.

Blog

An Ecological Summer is planned with our new Conservation Officer, Steven

Steven reflects on this first month or two in post and talks about ecological work we have planned for the coming months

Volunteers

Riverfly Surveys – the results for 2023

The Water of Leith Conservation Trust began Riverfly sampling in May 2023. After some provisional monitoring and sampling at various …

News

Hannah is leaving and we are looking for a new Conservation Officer

People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime and for Hannah it’s been a pleasurable …

News

Johnny’s Autumn Update from the Conservation Team

I’m never sure which I enjoy more those heady days of summer sweating slightly in waders & wielding a scythe …

Visitor Centre

Free Trees available from the Centre – this week and into 2024

This winter Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust are giving away 9,000 trees to Edinburgh residents in partnership with City of …

News

Michaels Fungi Adventures in the Dells

Welcome to the beautiful and weird world of Fungi that is right on the doorstep of the Water of Leith …

Blog

Summer Update from Ranger Johnny

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

Wildlife

Fishing season is now closed but check out some of Alex’s trout

Some images and reflections on this years fishing season.

Volunteers

Meadow Surveys – the results

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

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