Wild in the Parks conference scheduled for February

Green space managers and staff involved in development and regeneration are being invited to a day-long conference which will give tips on how to involve new audiences in local green spaces.

The event, which was based on the Wild in the Parks initiative, will be held on 18 February at London Zoo.

Wild in the Parks, which was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, involved 20,000 people, including schoolchildren and unemployed adults.

As part of the scheme, a wildlife garden and an earth sculpture were created. The conference will show ways in which these innovations can be adapted to other parks.

The conference is free but organisers warn that places are limited. Details from wildintheparks@royalparks.gsi.gov.uk.


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