Workstream: Final conference March 31st
Workstream: Improving policy processes and outcomes for GI
Workstream: Key Research on Green Infrastructure: what is the science telling us?
Workstream: Policy and Practice on Green Infrastructure: What are the key lessons emerging?
Workstream: Understanding our growing environmental vocabulary & how green infrastructure fits in
Mainstreaming nature using green infrastructure final conference
This FREE conference celebrated the completion of a 3 year Natural Environment Research Council fellowship on the improved mainstreaming of nature in the planning system using green and blue infrastructure as the key delivery vehicle.
WHAT WAS THE PURPOSE OF THIS EVENT?
To share good practice and lessons learnt across research and practice in using green infrastructure to deliver better outcomes for nature;
To identify the opportunitites and barriers for green infrastructure delivery in the planning system
To reflect critically on the contribution of a NERC knowledge exchange fellow
ALL PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE
Mainstreaming Nature into the Planning System using Green Infrastructure : Presentations .
9.40 Alister Scott Confessions of Knowledge Exchange Fellow (18)
10.00 Session 1 : Exploring impacts on the planning system using GI in selected research projects 4x 15 minute talks followed by 30 mins questions
10-10.15 Dr Nicola Dempsey IWUN Project Sheffield: Valuing Nature at a city scale.
10.15-10.30 Prof Andrew Brown ICASP Project: Making the Business Case for Nature
10.30-10.45 Dr Claire Walsh National Green Infrastructure Facility
10.45-11.00 Prof Ian Bateman SWEEP: Mainstreaming Natural Capital
11.30-11.45 Coffee or Tea or whatever is in your kitchen
11.45 Session 2 : Exploring practice led responses using NERC-led research followed by 30 mins questions. Please choose your session (max allocation 110 per room)
Policy stream A : Chair Alister Scott
Improving the standards for nature
Policy Stream B Chair Tim Crawshaw
Crossing national nature experiences
Richard Blyth RTPI Institute Perspective
Gemma Jerome Building with Nature and the planning system
Marijke Ransom: Mainstreaming Nature in New Zealand
Jayne Rogers The Essex GI story
Penny Gruffydd Fran Rolfe The power is in the process : Swansea City GI Strategy
Sarah Jackson West of England GI Framework
13.15-2pm LUNCH .
2.00 workshop briefing (participants choose 2 workshops from the 6-8 listed options). Use team links to navigate to the ones you wish to tackle. Below are the jamboards created.
Workshop 1 How to improve the impacts of urban and rural nature on health and well being in planning policy and practice
Workshop 2 How can we improve knowledge exchange for green infrastructure at the policy research interface
Workshop 3 How do we embed GI standards into the planning system to improve policy and decision making
Workshop 4 How do we retrofit nature and GI into our most deprived areas
Workshop 5 How do we unite the different planning system(s) together for improved nature outcomes ELMS, Utility, building regulations, national infrastructure and town and country planning
Workshop 6 How do we embed new environmental concepts into planning policy. From net gain to nature recovery networks
Workshop 7 Financing Green Infrastructure; what planning tools are available and who is going to pay for it?
4.05-4.30 workshop feedback and plenary session .