Workstream: Final conference March 31st
Key Resources to support conference
Mainstreaming nature using green infrastructure final conference ALL TALKS AVAILABLE AS VIDEO
Workstream: Improving policy processes and outcomes for GI
Building with Nature Chair of Standards Board 2018-2022
Green Infrastructure Partnership Evaluation
Green Infrastructure Planning Policy Assessment Tool
Introducing the Nature Assessment Tool for Urban and Rural Environments NATURE
Introducing The Environmental Benefits from Nature Tool
Strategic Planning Research Paper: Improving Strategic Planning for Nature Conservation
Workstream: Key Research on Green Infrastructure: what is the science telling us?
EU Projects on Green Infrastructure
NERC projects and programmes relevant to Green Infrastructure
Other Academic Research on Green Infrastructure
Other Research Council UK projects on Green Infrastructure
Workstream: Policy and Practice on Green Infrastructure: What are the key lessons emerging?
Capturing Green Infrastructure Policy and Practice
Workstream: Understanding our growing environmental vocabulary & how green infrastructure fits in
Understanding our growing environmental vocabulary in England Connecting Green Infrastructure, Natural Capital, Ecosystem Services and Net Gains within the English Planning System
Key Resources to support conference
Welcome to the Resource Page that supports the final conference Mainstreaming Nature in the Planning System using Green Infrastructure. Here you will find key documents and outputs from the speakers and contributors to the conference. This will hopefully provide a useful one stop shop to build upon the conference outcomes and actions.
1. Conference Details and Teams Links
Fireside Chat Monday 29th March 5pm-6.30pm Microsoft Teams Link Hear from six professional insititue officers and/or members (RTPI, ICE, CIEEM, CIBSE, IEMA, ICF) using a question time format.
Main Event March 31st 9.30-4.30 the main conference room link and the separate policy stream from 11.30-1.15
Workshop links for the afternoon are below. The titles of the workshops will be identified during lunch
Workshop 1 Workshop 2 Workshop 3 Workshop 4 Workshop 5 Workshop 6 Workshop 7 Workshop 8
My Natural Environment Research Council project has focussed on mainstreaming with some key Mainstreaming Green Infrastructure selected outputs for those that want to explore further outputs click here
The Green Infrastructure Library managed by Ingo Schuder
2. Professional Institute Resources Building from the fireside question time these key documents help signpost key publications and research from those insititutes participating.
Royal Town Planning Institute Better Planning for the Future outlines RTPI’s proposals for planning reform in England and summarises the main asks on plan making, control of development, Green Growth Boards, planning for climate change and nature recovery and planning with and for people.
Charted Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management Biodiversity net gain principles Good practice principles for development and Biodiversity Net Gain Case studies RSPB Planning Naturally Spatial planning with nature inmind: in the UK and beyond
Institute of Environmental Management and Assesment Broadway Iniative Accelerating Private investment in Nature Based Solutions 2020
Nature Recovery 2020 and the Environment Bill IEMA Primer
Chartered Insititution of Building Services Engineers have set up Green Infrastructure as a building service This webinar on the L guide launch on achieving net zero with AECOM draws from the new CIBSE Guide L, including the integrated design approach, net zero and how that links to green infrastructure and wellbeing
Insititue of Civil Engineers have a realy useful video on A systems approach to infrastructure delivery, online and a webinar given by R. Wade on Blue Green Infrastructure
Institute of Chatered Foresters have responded to the Goverment recent planning reforms white paper
3. Key Research Resources
Some useful information about current NERC Research in green infrastructure check out other research pages in the menu on the left
Understanding our Growing Environmental vocabulary The terms natural capital, ecosystem services, green infrastructure and net gain now form an integral part of a complex and ever-growing environmental vocabulary in England. What do they mean and how do they relate to each other
Creating GreenInfrastructure business models presentation from Chris Bouch Birmngham City University
IWUN project in Sheffield policy brief for what planners need to know
ICASP catchment project in Yorkshire project on making better business cases for green infrastructure
SWEEP a natural capital project in South West England has submitted evidence on net environment gains to the UK2070 Commission and working on a project to improve how natural capital is embedded into sustainability appraisal
The national green infrastructure facility is housed and managed at Newcastle University
NATURVATION is an EU project exploring the role of Nature Based Solutions across Europe. There is a useful special issue on the role of governance
4. Key Policy and Practice Resources
The UK Green Infrastructure Partnership managed by the Town and County Planning Association is a strong voice in championing green infrastructure. They have formed a key resource and partner in my NERC fellowship.
The Wales Green Infrastructure Forum have an excellent GI Forum You tube channel
Building with Nature is the UK's first green infrastructre standards framework for policy and development. A short video is here
Planning Advisory Service have pust published a paper on improving strategic planning for nature conservation
Wildlife Trusts 2020 Nature Recovery Network Handbook
Building with Nature UK Green Infrastructure Standards
Glasgow and Clyde Valley Green Network Blueprint and Green Infrastructure Policy Assesment tool (designed with Scott)
Swansea City Council Green Infrastructure Strategy with a powerful infographic infographic designed to enthuse children
Essex County Council Green Infrastructure Strategy
West of England Combined Authority Green Infrastructure Strategy
Greater Manchester Combined Authority have lauhced an important evidence base for green infrastructure within the IGNITION project