Green infrastructure strategies to be explored at GreenSpace event

The difference between green infrastructure strategies and open space strategies will be explored during a meeting of GreenSpace East today (20 January).

The GreenSpace East seminar — Healthy Green Spaces Healthy People — will feature speakers from Natural England, the University of Essex and the Green Flag Judges' Association.

The role of green space in maintaining healthy lives will be discussed at the event at Hylands House, in Chelmsford, Essex.

University of Essex senior researcher Jo Barton will present findings of a green exercise study, including examining how green exercise can benefit vulnerable people such as those with mental health issues and young offenders.

GreenSpace chief executive Paul Bramhill will also present an update on the Green Flag awards and their future development.

 

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