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.
The Ecosystems Knowledge Network has a vacancy for a Project Officer (30 hours per week) based at our office in Oxford. The role involves supporting all aspects of the Network's operations. For further information see http://ecosystemsknowledge.net/about/team/vacancies. Deadline for applications is noon on 9th April.
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...
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
The winter/spring 2015 issue of Ecosystems News, the Network's newsletter is now available. The cover theme is the language we use in dialogue about people and nature, with lots of contributions from Network members. Download your copy in one of three electronic formats by visiting http://ecosystemsknowledge.net/about/publications