This section covers environmental issues to do with wildlife and the countryside. You are also encouraged to get out and about on foot and on your bike. Anthony Robson provides some suggested cycling routes and John Davidson has provided a number of walks you might like to try.

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An Autumn Forage

Being well into autumn in the Lothians, it is now a great time to ensure you have some of nature’s seasonal supplies in the cupboard.

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Winter Wildlife Havens

Since we may not be using our gardens as much during the colder months as we have in the summer, it is especially important to take steps to look after any visiting wildlife.

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Maid of the Forth

The Firth of Forth seals, Inchcolm Abbey and the iconic Forth Bridges have all inspired entries in the Maid of the Forth’s first ever photography competition.

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Homing The Hedgehogs

They’re BACK  – I am still adopted by roaming hedgehogs… and it feels magical.

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Park Life

Edinburgh is blessed with around one hundred and fifty parks. From play parks to botanical gardens and hill parks to nature reserves, there’s something for everyone.

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Inspired by Autumn

As November steadily marches on, scudding winds giving way to icy paths, two poems from Elizabeth Nallon, a writer from Bonnyrigg, remind us of the beauty of autumn

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