Practical conservation activity in Edinburgh! *Booking required.

Practical conservation activity in Edinburgh! *Booking required.

Posted on behalf of The Conservation Volunteers
Edinburgh Mid-week Group

An activity with TCV Edinburgh MWG

Activity date: Wednesday 19th February 2020

Start time: 9:00

Finish time: 15:30

Activity descriptionIn partnership with Buglife we will enhance green corridors along the John Muir Pollinator Way on Costorphine Hill. We are going to widen the existing hedge along Clermiston Road by planting more trees.

Meeting placeOn Regent Road, at the little roundabout opp. St. Andrew's House.

Activity location Corstorphine Hill Lnr, Clermiston Road North, EH106JF

Site descriptionCorstorphine Hill Local Nature Reserve is in the northwest of Edinburgh, 531 feet (161 metres) high. It is bounded by Queensferry Road in the north and Corstorphine Road in the south. Edinburgh Zoo sits on the southerly slope outside the area of the LNR.

This predominantly woodland site is 76ha, where you will find mostly oak and birch. You will also see areas of open ground consisting of bare rock, and grassland. Whilst out exploring Corstorphine Hill You may see foxes, badgers and buzzards and look closely for nationally and regionally important flora like small balsam, lords and ladies, spring beauty and common spotted orchid.

Contact Diane Obst Telephone: 07824522314

Email: edinburgh@tcv.org.uk

Website: www.tcv.org.uk/

Please bring
  • packed lunch
  • suitable outdoor clothes
  • suitable outdoor footwear
Further infoBooking required.

Site Facilities
  • Parking
  • Nearest Toilets - Drum Brae library


Details: www.tcv.org.uk/
When
19 Feb 2020 at 9:00am
until 19 Feb 2020 at 3:30pm
Where
Corstorphine Hill Local Nature Reserve
Clermiston Road North
Edinburgh
EH10 6JF

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