The Leven Legacy Project
Project Category: Registered charity
This is a multi-dimensional project which aims to achieve a lasting and meaningful legacy for the communities of Dumbarton and Alexandria, which are located within the geographical area known as the Vale of Leven. The golden thread which links all of these sub-projects together is the River Leven which runs approximately 7.5 miles from Loch Lomond at Balloch into the Clyde at Dumbarton.
The Leven Legacy project aims to reverse decades, if not generations, of neglect by improving the water quality and in-stream habitat of the 5 identified feeder streams that enter the Leven and the 2 that flow through Dumbarton, thus enhancing fish stocks and improving the local environment. Opening up neglected and derelict land to the community, by completely regenerating a neglected and disused path on the east bank of the Leven so encouraging walking, off road cycling and angler access. We will also initiate a bespoke green learning, schools project, which will extend into a summer holiday initiative.
River Leven Clean Up
Last weekend we joined the Friends of River Leven Valley (West Dumbartonshire) to help..
Ballagan burn wildlife re-tree-t update!
We visited the Ballagan burn to inspect the trees that were planted along the burn back ..
A massive thank you to our interns!
We were very fortunate this year as we were able to take on two new interns, Megan and J..
Acorn to Oak
To celebrate National Tree Week we would like to share our Acorn to Oak project we hav..
Fish grow on trees…
This week we received our tree saplings for two of our tree planting projects. The first..
Wild Trails Haircut
The trend of getting a “lockdown haircut” was not just for our team members but also our..
The Trust is continuing our collaborative environmental group-work projects with Dumbart..
Wild Trails: Path Clearing & Litter Pick
Re-establishing access along the east bank of the River Leven as part of our “Wild Trail..
Fly Fishing Day
On Monday we met up with Dumbarton Area Council on Alcohol (DACA) who were keen to learn..
Electrofishing & Invertebrate Day
Our ambition at the Trust is to understand more about the wider Loch Lomond catchment. A..
Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust School of Fishing and Conservation
Last week was the premiere of our summer angling school, providing an opportunity to you..
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