There are 47 Wildlife Trusts covering the UK (and the Isle of Man and Alderney too). Use the map or the links below to find out more about the Wildlife Trust in your area and get involved with events, activities and Watch groups.


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2014 Activity Programme

About the Edinburgh group

The Edinburgh Wildlife Watch group arranges a variety of fun activities and events for children aged 5 to 10. From nature trails to scavenger hunts, arts and crafts to fungal forays, there are loads of cool ways to get closer to wildlife in your area.

Current Programme

Sunday 26th January 2014 - Go Green!
Reduce, reuse, recycle! Make an epic wildlife artwork out of recycled materials and explore other ways to help cut waste!

Sunday 23rd February 2014 - Who lives in a house like this?
Go through the keyhole of the animal world and discover where your favourite wildlife calls home.

Sunday 30th March 2014 - Under the Sea!
What is there to explore under the waves? Lots! Discover a whole new world and have a whale of a time!

Saturday 26th April 2014 - Watch out at Jupiter*
A visit to meet our fellow Watchers at Jupiter Scottish Wildlife Trust reserve in Grangemouth. Cook lunch over the campfire and more!
*Time, meeting place & cost to be confirmed - please contact us for further information.

Sunday 25th May 2014 - A history of Arthur's Seat
Delve into the weird and wonderful history of Arthur's Seat with some explosive activities along the way!

Sunday 29th June 2014 - Water of Leith guided walk and river dipping*
An expert-led walk along the Water of Leith to explore the history and wildlife of Colinton Dell, followed by river dipping to find out more about the river's wildlife. *Subject to water levels. If water is too high, activity will be 'Woodland adventure' at same location.
Meet at Water of Leith Centre - cost to be confirmed, please contact us for further information.

Based in Holyrood Park for 5 – 10 year olds. We usually meet at Holyrood Park Education Centre on the last Sunday of every month from 10am – 12noon. Most sessions are £1. Booking via the email address below is essential.

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