Coronavirus update

Read the Trust's response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Latest safety measures

We have implemented government guidelines from the start of this crisis to protect our staff, volunteers and the communities in which they live and work. From mid-March onwards, we introduced the following measures which will remain in place until further notice:

• Arranged for staff to work at home
• Cancelled face-to-to face meetings in favour of phone and online discussions
• Closed the Pitlochry and Edinburgh Leith offices
• Closed the Wild Space visitor centre
• Suspended public access to all toilet and car parking facilities managed by the Trust
• Suspended all conservation work parties
• Cancelled the annual Members' Gathering scheduled for 5-7 June
Postponed AGM and are exploring arrangements for it to be held online via video link.

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2020 AGM and Members' Gathering

The Trust’s AGM and Members' Gathering will not be going ahead in Innerleithen on 5 and 6 June as planned. We’re making plans to hold the essential business of the AGM online. We’d very much like you to log in and join us. Visit our 2020 AGM page to find out more.

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2020 Trustee election

We’ve had a wonderful response to our call for new Trustees. We expect to hold the postal ballot as planned and urge our members to return their voting forms and participate in the running of the Trust.  Find out more about our Trustee election

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John Muir Award and coronavirus

Please don’t be concerned if current events have disrupted your John Muir Award activities. The four challenges of the Award are very flexible and you’re welcome to adapt your plans or extend your proposed finish date as necessary. Find out more.

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Home-schooling tips from a parent

Our John Muir Award Scotland Education Manager Rebecca Logsdon reflects on the home-schooling challenge and shares some tips

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Contact our team

The steps we are taking to play our part in the fight to stop the rapid spread of coronavirus inevitably mean a temporary scaling down of our work. Our staff are still available and best contacted via email in the first instance.