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Trees make Edinburgh and the Lothians

Trees are important.

Over the last 20 years we has lost over 2,450 street trees. 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 a tree that is planted today to be as large as a 150 year old specimen..

It is time to start planting their replacements now.

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300 New Trees in Little France Park

Published February 2, 2023

This week we were joined by staff from Vattenfall for a corporate volunteering session at Little France Park. The team got stuck in and planted 300 ne... Read More

West Lothian Garden Trees

Published January 27, 2023

This week we have planted 9 new trees in residential gardens across West Lothian. These were a mixture of cherry trees and pear trees. ELGT staff plan... Read More

Tree Planting in Little France Park

Published January 24, 2023

There will be a lot of reforesting work taking place in Little France Park during the current tree planting season, with 600 new trees to be planted. ... Read More

Last Orders for New Trees

Published January 16, 2023

The latest date to order new trees for this current tree planting season will be February 28th. This enables us to order up trees and get them planted... Read More

New Trees in West Pilton Park

Published December 1, 2022

26 new tree standards were planted in West Pilton Park during National Tree Week. They included; lime, maple, birch, pine and plane trees.  ... Read More

West Lothian Tree Time launch

Published December 1, 2022

The West Lothian Tree Time initiative launched during National Tree Week in Livingston. ... Read More