Great day at the Botanics Harvest Festival – lovely atmosphere and very successful: 350 people came to see the Forthline squares in just 4 hours, enthusiastic visitors who lingered to read the stories behind the squares and talk about them lots of the craft creators who came to meet us very popular talks on Seagrass […]
After the great success of our Knit the Shoreline craft project, we are now hosting another. Artists and people with a great mix of craft skills have started working together to produce a major illustrated “story” of the coast around the Firth of Forth. We are inviting like-minded locals and friends of the Forth shoreline, like you, […]
Those in the Seafield and Portobello area might have noticed the council giving the grass at the top of Seafield Prom a haircut these past few days. Long-term followers will know this is a bit of grass that we’ve been working on with volunteers – adding in coastal wildflowers and scrub.
On Sunday afternoon we went out to North Berwick for a shorebird walk hosted by the Scottish Seabird Centre. Edinburgh residents got an opportunity to learn more about the shorebirds who call the Firth of Forth home.
We had an excellent (if sometimes grey) morning with Dr Rebecca Yahr, Lichenologist, from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh on Sunday. As you’ll know, the Edinburgh Shoreline project is run by the Botanics, so we’re lucky enough to work with Becky, but Sunday was all about unleashing her on the general public, and what a day it was!