volunteering

Summer Residential on Eigg

At the start of the summer holidays a group from Skylarks and Green Volunteers spent a week on the majestic Isle of Eigg.  Working alongside community groups and the local wildlife rangers, we cleared around the orchard apple trees to help with local food initiatives, helped in the tree

2023-08-24T20:06:53+01:00July 24th, 2023|

Bringing in the New Year – Green Team style!

We had a magical day at The Green Team’s New Years Gathering on Saturday 28th January.  Everyone arrived for 2pm at The Risk Factory in Edinburgh for an afternoon of hedge planting. Spades and trees were unloaded from Evie (our all electric people carrier) and everyone got to work. 

2023-02-14T11:36:25+00:00February 14th, 2023|

Meet Evelyn: our volunteer videographer

Evelyn Dom: our volunteer videographer We caught up with Evelyn whilst out on an adventure with The Green Team. Find out a bit more about Evelyn, her love of nature and being a videographer. What’s your name and what do you do when you’re not volunteering with The Green

2022-11-24T15:02:34+00:00November 22nd, 2022|

Thrive Programme wins Nature of Scotland Health and Wellbeing Award

The Thrive Team receiving their Nature of Scotland Health & Wellbeing Award Photo Credit: Mike Wilkinson, RSPB The Green Team's Thrive Programme won the Health and Wellbeing Award at RSPB Scotland’s Nature of Scotland Awards 2022 announced at a glittering event on 17th November at the Edinburgh International Conference

2022-11-24T10:40:51+00:00November 18th, 2022|

Green Team Shortlisted for Scottish Power Foundation Education Award

Winners of the Scottish Power Foundation Awards will be announced on 1st November 2022.  We are absolutely delighted that we have been shortlisted for the Education Award at the Scottish Power Foundation Awards. This recognises the amazing work our Green Schools programme has been doing for 10 years to facilitate

2022-11-10T10:19:57+00:00October 19th, 2022|

Wonder Wombles Clean up on the Kiltwalk

Our womblers! On Sunday, 18th September our wonderful group of womblers completed the 4 mile 'Wee Wander' through the streets and cycleways of Edinburgh as they took part in the Kiltwalk. The amazing group of 11 fundraisers not only completed the route but collected an astounding 26 bags of

2022-09-20T14:00:21+01:00September 20th, 2022|

Green Team Thrive Project Shortlisted for Nature of Scotland Award

Winners of the Nature of Scotland Awards will be announced on 17th Nov We are delighted that our Thrive programme has been shortlisted for a Nature of Scotland Award in the ‘Health and Wellbeing’ category. We found out this great news at a ceremony at the Scottish Parliament on

2022-09-08T12:16:19+01:00September 8th, 2022|
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