Cara Donald is the Urban Park Ranger for Fife Council. The role of Urban Park Ranger was created as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded project which was completed in 2016. Although Cara will still be based within Pittencrieff Park she will also be working in other areas and parks throughout Fife.

What does the Urban Park Ranger do?


  • Offer events and activities throughout the year for all ages and abilities


  • Encourage local schools to use the park as a learning resource
  • Assist in the delivery of educational activities


  • Recruit volunteers for various activities throughout the park
  • Create opportunities for volunteers to work


  • Monitor wildlife
  • Help to maintain and enhance the parks for wildlife and biodiversity