Includes Edinburgh, West, Mid & East Lothian and is one of the most accessible and varied of the Trust's areas, ranging from urban garden to upland glen. We monitor planning, raise funds and awareness, hold lectures, outdoor events and more.

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What we do

The Lothians Group provides a focus for local activities by:

  • Managing our wildlife reserves
  • Monitoring planning and development, and wildlife sites
  • Arranging members events – walks and talks
  • Local fundraising for the Trust

How to get involved

Volunteers can help with:

  • Practical conservation work on our reserves
  • Can collecting at supermarkets, etc
  • Manning stalls at reserve open days, etc
  • Sharing duties at walks and talks
  • Helping out with children’s Wildlife Watch groups

Group information


Nicholas Warren (Chair)

Email Lothians
Lothians website


Where and when?

Where we meet

For the forseeable future meetings are being held online. Tickets/access to the meetings will require a link which is supplied by Eventbrite who are managing the booking system on our behalf.

Normally winter lectures start at 7.30pm on Thursdays. Admission free, but donations welcomed. Non members welcome.

Visit the Lothians Group website for more information and the latest events.


Please contact us if you are unsure of how to get to the venue.

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About Lothians

Out & about

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