Johnston Terrace – Urban Wildlife Reserve

Johnston Terrace is SWT’s smallest wildlife reserve at only 0.07 hectares, yet includes a wildlife pond, small meadow and a rockery. Situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town and overlooked by the magnifient Edinburgh Castle, the reserve was recently transformed thanks to a grant of over £7,000 from Big Lottery Fund’s Breathing Places grants scheme that aims to improve spaces and places for wildlife and people as part of the BBC Breathing Places campaign.

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New Reserve for SWT

The Scottish Wildlife Trust (SWT) added a new site to its portfolio of over 120 reserves in Scotland today (Monday 2 October 2006) when Brock Wood, a 17-hectare woodland near Dunbar in East Lothian was presented to the Trust by David Jamieson. To commemorate this gift, a tree was jointly planted on the site by past and present owners. Continue reading New Reserve for SWT