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The shoreline around Edinburgh has held a fascination for years. It’s supported nature, housed industry, provided fishing opportunities and, alas, even been a dumping zone. Today the natural value of Edinburgh’s shoreline is widely recognised and an amazing community driven project is righting the wrongs of recent times.

Image of rain gardens - Central Scotland Green Network Trust

It’s a big number. It’s a big ambition. But it promises to make a big, big impact.

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WWW. Three initials which together enjoy near universal understanding. Yet the World Wide Web isn’t the only thing laying claim to those initials.  WWW might equally well stand for Wild Ways Well, which is a project that looks to help people who are at risk of developing a mental health condition.

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Image of Garnock Floods and the railway

Something very special is happening around the River Garnock. Garnock Connections is a suite of 25 projects that will restore a network of wildlife habitats and historic sites across the landscape, as well as encourage local people to become involved through a range of hands-on opportunities.

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The newly launched Biodiversity Challenge Fund (BCF) is a competitive fund with a budget of up to £2 million which aims to enable targeted action for priority habitats and species, accelerating efforts that will help Scotland meets its international biodiversity commitments.

Image of Urban Roots - Growing Connections

The saying ‘Mighty oaks from little acorns grow’ could easily capture the growing ambitions of Urban Roots.  It was back in 2004 that Toryglen Gardening Club was founded by three local residents.

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The Young Placechangers Ideas Fund supports Youth Groups to engage with others in their communities to take action to improve the environmental quality, biodiversity, playability and vibrancy of neighbourhoods.

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Froglife is a national nature conservation organisation with a mission to help reptile and amphibian species and their habitats.  In Renfrewshire they are working under the Community Engagement banner on three sites — Barshaw Park, Gleniffer Braes and Jenny’s Well —  to create and restore habitats which will benefit these species (and much more besides) whilst

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We live in an era in which our Health Services are under increasing strain. Whilst there are a variety of causes behind these pressures, there is a growing belief that nature can play a positive role in moving towards a healthier society.

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Edinburgh Shoreline – a coastal success

The shoreline around Edinburgh has held a fascination for years. It’s supported nature, housed industry, provided fishing opportunities and, alas, even been a dumping zone.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
10,000 Raingardens for Scotland

It’s a big number. It’s a big ambition. But it promises to make a big, big impact.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Wild Ways Well

WWW. Three initials which together enjoy near universal understanding.

Friday, March 29th, 2019
It’s Your Neighbourhood campaign

Get support and national recognition for your activities

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019