Flagship projects

Edinburgh Living Landscape delivers projects across the city. Here is a selection of some of our flagship projects.


Edinburgh Nature Network

The Edinburgh Nature Network was developed by the Scottish Wildlife Trust as part of the Thriving Green Spaces project. It focuses on creating a well-connected, healthy, resilient ecosystem supporting Edinburgh’s


Edinburgh Shoreline

Edinburgh Shoreline is an exciting, new, community centred initiative celebrating the city’s 27km coastline. We are rediscovering its fascinating and often unknown history and the rich plant and animal life


Little France Park

Biggest new park in a generation Little France Park is the city’s newest park reclaiming unmanaged grassland for the local community and carving out a green corridor from the city


Edinburgh Million Tree City

Edinburgh Living Landscape is supporting the city’s ambitious target to become a Million Tree City by 2030. In October Lord Provost Frank Ross planted a tree in the grounds of


Exploring Edinburgh’s Wildlife

This project explores the urban wildlife that calls Edinburgh home, to help us showcase the amazing animals that we share our spaces with. During the lockdowns of 2020, there were


Nature in your neighbourhood

City of Edinburgh Council are creating, restoring and connecting green areas of the city. Enjoyed by residents and visitors to Edinburgh, these changes are producing attractive and biodiverse landscapes that


Tree Time Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s trees are worth £348 million They frame our most famous landmarks and tower over our parks, but like all living things they eventually die. It takes 30-50 years for


Square Metre for Butterflies

A network of green roofs to support Edinburgh’s urban pollinators The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) and Butterfly Conservation Scotland (BCS) are working with a number of companies in Central


Grey to green shoreline

North Edinburgh school pupils teamed up with scientists to turn 27km of Edinburgh’s coastline, from the third Forth Bridge in the west to Joppa in the east, into a living


Edinburgh Swift City

The Edinburgh Swift City project, funded by ScottishPower Foundation, is wrapping up after a year of creating a sanctuary for swifts across the city. The aim of the project was