Cumberland - Urban Greening and Cooling - The role of the  gardener

Cumberland - Urban Greening and Cooling - The role of the gardener

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Learn about how our gardens can reduce urban heat and reduce the effects of climate change

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Topics covered in this webinar include:

- How the climate is going to change. What that means for our urban environments (Urban Heat Island Effect) and gardeners.

- Why greening our cities and creating an Urban Forest will reduce further climate impacts and help humans and wildlife adapt to a changing climate.

- The value of vegetation / green infrastructure in urban spaces, economically, socially, environmentally and for our health.

- The urban forest’s role in urban sustainability and liveability

- What we can do collectively as a society to green our urban spaces by gardening for wildlife and climate.

- What gardeners can do practically to support this in their own gardens and in their wider community.

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