A few weeks ago Dr Larissa Naylor from the University of Glasgow joined us for our 1st anniversary celebration, taking part in our discussion panel. As a token of our appreciation we gifted Larissa a packet of wildflower seeds – thrift, to be exact. Thrift, or armeria maritima, with its beautiful pink flowers loves to grow by the sea; sea cliffs, saltmarshes and dunes are some of it’s favourite places.
We recently joined forces with the City of Edinburgh Council to do some removal of an Invasive Non-Native Species plant at Cramond sand dunes.
Over the last 6 months filmmaker Sitar Rose has been travelling along our shoreline collecting memories of times gone-by. She has interviewed local residents about their memories of growing up in the area – on life, work and recreation on the coast.
The Edinburgh Shoreline team recently visited the Central Scotland Green Network Trust to view a map they had pulled together of lots of different types of data which related to our shoreline; the map showed locations of hard sea defences, different habitats both natural and man made, access points to green space, active travel routes […]
How time flies when you’re having fun! On Saturday 2nd March we held a celebration event to mark the first anniversary of the project. At the event we launched our project documentary, community map and oral history interviews.
We hope you were all watching Countryfile last night and spotted Artecology’s vertipools!