The Eel – A Forgotten Fish

Mon 22nd Nov

Members Evening and Talk

Mon 22nd Nov

7.30pm to 9.00pm

Free for Members - £5 non


Delve into the wonderful world of the eel with Jack Wootton, a Freshwater Ecologist and Eel Specialist for the Forth Rivers Trust. We will explore everything from the intricate life cycle of the eel to its influence throughout history. It’ll be weird and slightly unbelievable, but the eel is never dull. Hope to see you there.


Water of Leith Visitor Centre
24 Lanark Rd,
EH14 1TQ

Share This Event

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get news & updates straight to your inbox

More To Explore

Sat 2nd Dec

Christmas Fayre

We will have a range of festive craft activities, a wide selection of books, toys and other seasonal gifts that are sustainable and about the environment, as well as our welcoming cafe with lots of different hot drinks and snacks. You can also find out more about the Water of Leith Conservation Trust’s work and opportunities for volunteering
11am - 2pm
Entry Free - Craft activities £4 bookable via link

Mon 22nd Jan

Members Talk – Spotting Urban Wildlife on the Water of Leith by Tom Kelly

Wildlife photographer, Tom Kelly, presents a photo talk on his 3 year journey photographing the urban wildlife of Edinburgh.
Free to members - not a member £4

Mon 13th Nov

Members’ Talk – Scottish Water: When Nature Calls

During this talk, Scottish Water will explain how the network operates, their plans to transform how they deliver their services and their campaigns to reduce the risk of litter ending up in the environment
Free to members - not a member £4