5 Steps to a Green Recovery for parks and green spaces

Rob Pearce from the Landscape Institute & Parks Alliance discusses what the newly formed Parks and Green Space Network wants to see for parks management going forward.

As we move from managing the pandemic to planning the recovery the government recently set out its commitment to a science-led, clean and resilient ‘green’ recovery aimed at creating employment in the industries of the future whilst ensuring the linked challenges of public health, climate change, and biodiversity are addressed. We now have the opportunity to make parks and green spaces a central part of this green recovery recognising their role in improving public health, addressing climate change and restoring nature. But to seize this opportunity, they need to be built into the Government plans from the outset. 

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