A free and fun day out at Holyrood Park offering families the chance to take part in a unique scientific survey - and find out all about the range of wildlife and plants to be found not only in the
Edinburgh Treefest is a lively, free, family festival revolving around trees and wood with interative crafts, stalls, displays, games, North American exhibition, axe throwing, horse logging, skate
Edinburgh City Council is seeking views from residents on the city's parks and open spaces as part of what it is calling "the most comprehensive look at greenspace in over 40 years."
Views are being sought on how residents of all ages view, use and access their open spaces across the city - from play parks to playing fields - with a view to setting priorities for change over the course of the next five years.
The Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) will hold a free open day at its Bawsinch and Duddingston Wildlife Reserve on Sunday 15 February 2009 from 11.00 am until 4.00 pm.
The Pentland Hills Regional Park has become the largest park in the UK to be presented with a Green Flag award by the Civic Trust. The 10,000 hectare country park is Edinburgh's third to get a green flag. Harrison Park in the Polwarth area and Braidburn Valley Park in South Morningside have gained the accolade for the second year running.
More lambs are being killed by dogs in the Pentlands in 2008 than in any previous year according to park rangers and farmers.
When swans that flock together on St Margaret’s Loch in Holyrood Park started mysteriously dying of lead-poisoning, the park's custodians Historic Scotland took the step of draining the pond. However, instead of getting to the bottom of the mystery of the poisoned swans, it has turned up another mystery.