World Urban Parks & World Parks Academy Webinars

Children Play & Nature Policy to Practice

About

This webinar will introduce and launch the new Children Play and Nature Policy developed by World Urban Parks. Three members of the Standing Committee will inspire participants through the sharing of their projects.

Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar participants should be able to:

  • Become familiar with the new Children Play & Nature Policy
  • Learn about special projects and programs in Ghana from Amowi Phillips, Adjunct Professor at Whitworth University
  • Learn about projects, research and programs at the Children and Nature Network from Cheryl Charles
  • Learn about projects and programs in Melbourne, Australia from Cathy Kiss
  • Know how to apply the Children Play & Nature Policy

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This professional development webinar series brought to you by World Parks Academy & World Urban Parks

Webinar URL

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Urban Green Space Challenges: Contributions of the French Technical Center Plante & Cite

About

This webinar will provide an introduction to Plante & Cite, France's research-based center for landscape and urban horticulture. Ludovic Provost will present case studies on a variety of research topics relating to urban green space challenges and solutions in France. Findings from Plante & Cite's research will illustrate how technical bench-marking can help professionals' to reach best practices and inspire agencies worldwide. 

Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar participants should be able to:

  • Understand the mission, goals, and objectives of the French center Plante & Cite
  • Identify urban green space issues in France as defined through research
  • Describe urban green space best practices and recognize examples worldwide
  • Recognize ways to network with the broader international community through research on urban green space issues

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This professional development webinar series is brought to you by World Parks Academy & World Urban Parks.

Webinar URL

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Sustainability Planning for Large Urban Parks: Case Study Parque Del Agua, Zaragoza-Spain

About

Parque del Agua was established in Zaragoza, Spain as part of the 2008 Water and Sustainable Development International Expo. Built on 140 hectares of unused, abandoned cropland and bordered by canals, Parque del Agua is one of the largest parks in Spain and attracts visitors from all over the world. The park boasts a number of recreational opportunities, incorporates green infrastructure design, and has received international awards for sustainable park system management. During this webinar, Alberto Ipas, CEO of Parque del Agua, will share green infrastructure deigns principles for large urban parks as well as the management best practices that not only brought Parque del Agua to life but will also help to maintain it for many generations to come. 

Learning Objectives

After attending this webinar participants should be able to:

  • Describe green infrastructure design principles that help large urban parks function in a medium sized city
  • identify envionrmental management best practices agencies use to operate large urban parks on a budget
  • Describe the different ways agencies collaborate with private and publiuc partners to manage urban green spaces
  • Describe a holistic management approach for large urban parks

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This professional development webinar series brought to you by World Parks Academy & World Urban Parks

Webinar URL

To view this webinar and sign up for CEU credits please follow this link!