March 2015

Event: demystifying 'ecosystems' in the built environment

The group Women in Sustainable Construction and Property is organising an evening of talks and discussion on 15th April on the theme of how ecosystem considerations can be included in planning, design and contruction of the built in environment. The event is open to all regardless of gender. See https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wscp-unlock-event-de-mystifying-ecosystem... for more information.



Event: National Parks, Health and Wellbeing

This conference, taking place in Snowdonia between 21st and 23rd April 2015, explores how co-operation between National Parks and the health sector can improve people’s health and wellbeing. It is organised by Snowdonia National Park and the National Parks and Wellbeing Forum. 

For further information see http://www.physicalactivityandnutritionwales.org.uk/documents/740/Nation...


Green infrastructure business case published

The UK Green Building Council has published a guide to help professions involved in the built environment to understand and apply the concept of green infrastructure. It sets out a clear business case for investing in green infrastructure and including it in new designs. Read the report at http://www.ukgbc.org/resources/publication/uk-gbc-task-group-report-demystifying-green-infrastructure