Globetrotting grant winners share their international GI learning

In June 2018 we announced the three winners of the CSGN Young Persons Travel Grant who between them had chosen to visit green infrastructure projects across London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Hamburg, Nijmegen and Portland.

The three jet-setters have since returned and shared what they learned from their visits around the world.

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Annual Green Forum Highlights the Missed Potential of Unused and Underused Land

Glasgow hosted a one-day conference looking at how unused areas of land in cities and urban environments can be transformed into vibrant and productive spaces for people to use and enjoy. 

‘Making More of What We’ve Got – Repurposing Unused and Underused Sites’ was held at Glasgow Caledonian University on Thursday 6 June, the ninth annual forum of the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN). The event drew inspiration from across the globe, featuring contributions from a range of experts including Ohio-based researcher, Sandra Albro, leading urban ecologist, Mathew Frith, and Glasgow’s newly appointed and first ever city urbanist, Professor Brian Evans.

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Green Network to connect people and nature across Glasgow City Region

A groundbreaking new project, launched today in Glasgow, aims to turn Glasgow City Region ‘green’ with 500 miles of walking and cycling routes and plans for hundreds of new living spaces for wildlife, providing a tangible response to biodiversity loss and climate change.

The Glasgow and Clyde Valley (GCV) Green Network Partnership’s Blueprint project will help make the region a more attractive place to live, work, invest and play through creation of both a habitat network for wildlife and an access network for people through greenspaces.

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Investing in green communities

Projects promoting green living through active travel, habitat restoration, and community growing will benefit from £264,000 of development funding.

The Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) funding was announced by Rural Affairs and Natural Environment Minister Mairi Gougeon, as she visited one of the 11 successful recipients. Gorebridge Community Development Trust  has been awarded £13,571 to develop a community garden that will include an outdoor play area and therapeutic space to promote physical and mental well-being.

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