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Webinar │ Communicating the Urban Forest

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Online – Times in AWST

Inspiring Stakeholders Through Effective Communication.

Join in this upcoming webinar as we unveil various tools and approaches to equip urban greening professionals to effectively communicate the value of urban forests.


Our line up of speakers include:

Amanda Stone – ICLEI, City of Yarra: Introductory remarks about ICLEI’s vision to support councils revitalize green spaces and biodiversity through the CitiesWithNature program

Anna Mezzetti – Biodiversity Champion at Monash City Council: connecting the community to nature while increasing biodiversity on public and private properties using case studies such as the Green Shoots program.

Andrew Bailey – Bushland and wetland co-ordinator at the Monash City Council providing expert insights into managing bushlands in highly urbanised environments; Ecological Vegetation Classes in a changing climate.

Belinda Bean – Senior Managing Consultant – Impact Strategy (Communications, Engagement and Leadership) from South Pole, who will be unveiling the Urban Forest Comms Toolkit. This is a ground-breaking initiative resulting from the efforts of Greener Spaces Better Places and the Victorian Government under the auspices of Living Melbourne.

Sharin Govender – ICLEI Oceania: A preview of communication modules co-developed with Australian founding member councils of the CitiesWithNature Academy.