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Upcoming Events

What's it worth? Proving the value of what you do

28th March 2013, The Lighthouse, Glasgow
greenspace scotland are running a training seminar offering a practical introduction to the Social Return on Investment (SROI) approach.

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Urban Public Gardens: challenges and opportunities

11th and 12th of April, Clare College Cambridge and Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Organised by PlantNetwork, this two day conference will feature speakers from a range of urban gardens, parks and organisations who will consider some of the many challenges and opportunities, focusing on public gardens and spaces, rather than domestic gardens. Topics include role of horticulture in creating dynamic urban landscapes; habitats, climate and wildlife in cities; public engagement and exciting an interest in plants; cultural and social roles; health and wellbeing.

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Woodland wild flowers

13th May, Cleeve, North Somerset
Learn what an ancient woodland is and how to identify wild flower, grass, sedge and fern species which are typical indicators of this habitat. We will discuss species that are indicators of ecological continuity and how this all fits into the National Vegetation Classification (NVC) scheme.

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Identification and management of woodland ground flora

16th May, Leith Hill, Surrey
Learn how to acquire sound baseline information so that you can recognise what is already valuable before you start a management regime. The day will include identification of plants, especially ancient woodland indicator species.

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Wildflowers work in the garden (especially for bugs, bumblebees and butterflies)

22nd May, Liverpool
This day will provide an introduction to some of Britain's fantastic wild flowers, which can easily be grown and incorporated into gardens. Based at the National Wildflower Centre, see many ideas to adopt in your own garden, using wildflowers to provide great displays of colour and considerable wildlife benefits.

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Woodland ground flora in new and established woods

23rd May, Otley West Yorkshire
An introductory day looking at woodland ground flora, relating this to methods of ground flora introduction in developing plantations.

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Shrinking Cities, Expanding Landscapes

14-15th November 2013, University of Edinburgh
This upcoming conference focuses on the impacts and opportunities of depopulation on urban landscapes.
Details on the Keynote Speakers and the Programme for the day are available online so to find out more information and to book your place, please click here

Call for Abstracts
The organisers invite abstracts for papers from researchers and practitioners from a broad range of disciplines, including, but not limited to, landscape architecture, urban design, planning, economics, sociology, anthropology and environmental aesthetics.
For more details on the relevant topics, please click here

Closing date for all abstracts: Monday 1st April 2013
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