6th July. TCPA and Natural England Online Conference
Achieving a Healthy Green Recovery – the essential role of green infrastructure
Free to attend – register here tcpa.org.uk.
19th, 17th and 24th August. FOLAR – Friends of the Landscape Archive Reading
Exploring open space and landscape preservation in and around rural and urban metropolitan areas in the 1920s-1930s. https://www.folar.uk/s/Folar-Bulletin-June-2021-gtgx.pdf.
In the case of presentations, please do not reproduce content without permission from the author.
10th June 2021. Collaboration & engagement for urban greening
Dr Nicola Dempsey (University of Sheffield), Lawrence Heijbroek (Sheffield City Council), Ed Chivers (Urban Green Newcastle), and Richard Barnes (Newcastle City Council).
https://beardatashare.bham.ac.uk/getlink/fiXNuKSaswmkRkjNNcWRCQk6/ Password: TDAG2021
17th March 2021. Save Our Street Trees
Alice Whitehead, founder of Save Our Street Trees, gave an inspiring talk about what a community group can achieve to a recent TDAG meeting.
Save Our Street Trees campaigns for the protection and planting of urban street trees as a result of increasing concern about the poor maintenance and disappearance of street trees in Northampton. Alice’s presentation can be seen here.
10th March 2021. National Model Urban Design Code
For the second in this series of events, hosted by the Urban Design Group, presenters drawn from different areas of expertise within the built environment will talk about the draft National Model Design Code. Recordings available here: https://www.udg.org.uk/events/2021/national-model-design-code-event-2
22nd October 2020. Sue James in conversation about the history of the Trees and Design Action Group
Sharon Durdant-Hollamby, Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, invites the Trees and Design Action Group to a ‘Tree Lady Talks’ conversation. Sue James, one of the founding members, reflects on the group’s history, and discusses ongoing and future work. Available here ... and scroll down.
6th March 2020. Futurebuild 2020 Urban Forest Pavilion Talks
Videos available here.
2015 webinar series, Scotland
Event information here.
The Stockholm Solution
Bjorn Embren, arboricultural manager for the Municipality of Stockholm (2015).
How to cost effectively scale-up sustainable drainage solutions, reduce waste, provide renewable energy, and facilitate community participation while achieving healthy and lasting growth for urban trees in hard landscapes. A Pdf of the presentation here:
The impact of urban trees on people’s health and on shopping districts
Dr Kathleen Wolf, Social Scientist, University of Washington’s two-part presentation on research findings for these two important topic areas. A Pdf of the presentation here: