RiverLife: Almond & Avon

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Events

Willow Spiling with Friends of Polkemmet Country Park

Willow Spiling with Friends of Polkemmet Country Park

The Friends of Polkemmet group have been carrying out small maintenance tasks within the park to improve the appearance of the park.  We applied for a River Life Project Package grant to deliver a willow spiling project along the river embankment. Willow Spiling is a...

Remembering ‘Our’ Falls

Remembering ‘Our’ Falls

This striking wintery image of the frozen Limefield Falls was one of three photos kindly sent to us (artists Minty Donald and Nick Millar) by Alex Kinsman, one of the people taking part in a reminiscence workshop at Polbeth Harwood Parish Church. Fuelled by some tasty...

Volunteering Highlights

Volunteering Highlights

We have had a lot of volunteering activity over 2019 both in RiverLife and in the Trust, with some great achievements made by everyone involved. Volunteers are one of the most important aspects of the work of the Trust and the RiverLife project. Without the aid of all...

Rivers are Dynamic

Rivers are Dynamic

Minds can be moulded at any age, and we try to show this by dusting off the river table and honing our teaching skills for high school students with Dynamic Rivers! We have been working with St Margaret’s High School in Livingston to show the higher geography classes...

As part of this project we are keen to build up a picture of how people engage with their local river and what their perceptions are of it. To do this we have created a short, online survey which we hope you can spare a few minutes to complete.