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NBS events, Urban forests

Save the Date: Urban Forestry Days (23-24 March 2021)

The European Forest Institute (EFI), the European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF) and the Horizon 2020 CLEARING HOUSE project invite you to two days of integrated activities on urban forestry (March 23-24 2021). This on-line event is targeted at advanced practitioners, established researchers, sector leading policymakers and those wishing to learn of the latest developments in Europe and beyond.  A special focus for this conference is Sino-Europe collaboration. The conference will be run in English with Mandarin translation.Read more

NBS events

Reimagining Future Cities The Green Way (Science • Policy • Practice)

Trella is excited to co-host this international, online conference, Reimagining Future Cities – The Green Way. The conference will cover the development of urban forestry and urban greening, conservation and biodiversity in China, the U.S., and across the globe. A host of green leaders from China, the U.S., and Europe will share perspectives from science, policy, practice, and business.Read more

Nature-based solutions

Practical guidelines on NBS

Our project partner, the Sendzimir Foundation, together with the Ecologic Institute has published two guidelines, addressed to local government officials, professionals, as well as non-governmental organisations, municipal movements and other stakeholders interested in blue-green infrastructure.Read more

Nature-based solutions

Here’s our second newsletter – find out what we’ve been up to!

The CLEARING HOUSE project is over a year old. This means more than a year of working towards promoting the benefits urban trees and urban forests provide to urban societies. We have had to adapt and innovate in the way we work. Our partners have accompanied cities to transition from physical to online co-design workshops in order to provide a back-up plan in the current sanitary situation. Such transition was possible by leveraging upon online collaboration tools that allow participants to simultaneously collaborate, share ideas, create post-its and brainstorm together.

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Blog

Nature at the heart of the new normal: interview with Ukkel’s deputy mayor

Photo: Ev-Atsug Kopé-Yanss, Comité Parc Raspail

This blogpost is based on an interview conducted by CLEARING HOUSE researcher Nicola da Schio with Maëlle De Brouwer, deputy mayor of the city of Ukkel in charge of Green Spaces, in the Brussels Capital Region. Just after the first project workshop, Mme De Brouwer spoke about what the city did with its green spaces in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and about her vision for the future of Ukkel.

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