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Summer Field Studies Residential

River Feshie Field Studies Residential Join us for five nights in the Caledonian pine forests of Glenfeshie in the heart of the Cairngorm mountains. During this week the mighty River Feshie will be our teacher as it snakes and braids its way through rewilded glens filled with ancient pines.

2024-02-01T11:34:55+00:00February 1st, 2024|

Main Programmes Price Increase

As of 1st January 2024 we will be applying a price increase to our main programmes. Prices have remained at the same level for 10 years and we continued to keep our prices static during covid and the ensuing cost of living crisis.  Unfortunately it remains untenable for our

2023-12-14T13:55:20+00:00December 1st, 2023|

Green Team becomes Volunteer Charter Champion

We're a Volunteer Charter Champion! At The Green Team we place considerable value on our volunteers and recognise the enormous contribution they make to the success of our organisation and to the lives of the young people involved in our programmes. That is why in October this year we

2023-12-07T16:34:46+00:00November 1st, 2023|

Green Team Supports World Clean Up Day

World Clean Up Day with Decathlon We were delighted to be asked to support Decathlon's litter pick event for World Clean Up Day on the 17th September this year at Sighthill Park. We provided a small support team consisting of members of our youth panel and staff along with

2023-12-07T16:01:33+00:00October 1st, 2023|

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|
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