GREEN CITIES WEBINAR 1: GREEN SPACES FOR PEOPLE AND WELLBEING
Why greening the UK’s cities, towns and neighbourhoods matters and how to do it successfully
This introductory webinar will be of particular interest to Councillors and those new to the Green Infrastructure agenda.
Welcome and introduction to Green Cities Julia Thrift, Chair Director, Healthier Place-making, TCPA
Why greening our towns and cities is essential if we are to leave the environment in a better state than we inherited it Mel Hughes, Sustainable Development Programme Director, Natural England
Why trees, parks and gardens are vital for successful communities Judy Ling Wong OBE CBE, Honorary President, Black Environment Network and Founding Trustee, National Park City Foundation
Green places for wellbeing: the evidence Harmony Ridgley, Healthy Places Team, Public Health England
Hogmoor Inclosure: creating a green space that brings communities together Kate Hillerby, East Hampshire District Council