Resources

21.09.2020.

West Gorton Community Park – a nature-based solutions demonstration project for Manchester

West Gorton Community Park – a nature-based solutions demonstration project for Manchester

The new West Gorton Community Park in Manchester, UK, is designed as a park that drinks water, aiming to reduce flood risk and provide a multitude of benefits for local residents. This video gives an eco-tour of the park:


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13.08.2020.

How to engage internal stakeholders in NBS strategies – webinar recording

How to engage internal stakeholders in NBS strategies – webinar recording

On 18th May 2020, GrowGreen hosted a training session on how to engage internal municipal stakeholders in development of nature-based solutions strategies. The webinar recording is available here.


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06.08.2020.

Taking action to mobilise finance for creating green cities – GrowGreen conference report

Taking action to mobilise finance for creating green cities – GrowGreen conference report

Securing sufficient long-term financing for nature-based solutions is frequently a challenge for city governments, which limits the extent to which cities can successfully adapt to climate change. In March 2019, GrowGreen hosted the European conference on innovative financing for creating...


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04.08.2020.

Re-energising Manchester’s rivers -Video

Re-energising Manchester’s rivers -Video

The Our Rivers Our City campaign invites the public to share their ideas of Manchester’s river valleys, contributing to the development of river valley action plans. See more in our video:


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04.08.2020.

Manchester’s new park that drinks water – video

Manchester’s new park that drinks water – video

GrowGreen in West Gorton, Manchester, has developed a new park that drinks water to absorb rain and reduce flood risk. Learn more about how this works in our video:


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03.08.2020.

GrowGreen Newsletter August 2020

GrowGreen Newsletter August 2020

The August 2020 edition of the GrowGreen newsletter is now available here.


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14.07.2020.

Valencia changes for the climate workshop

Valencia changes for the climate workshop

The city of Valencia hosted a workshop in March 2020 with academics and NGOs to discuss their perspectives on whether Valencia is a green and nature-friendly city. It brought together diverse actors to identify the challenges that the city is...


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06.04.2020.

Compendium of nature-based and ‘grey’ solutions

Compendium of nature-based and ‘grey’ solutions

The GrowGreen compendium of nature-based and ‘grey’ solutions to address climate and water-related problems in European cities is available here.


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10.01.2020.

GrowGreen Newsletter January 2020

GrowGreen Newsletter January 2020

The January 2020 edition of the GrowGreen newsletter is now available here.


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23.08.2019.

Groundwork consults residents in Manchester: Video

Groundwork consults residents in Manchester: Video

GrowGreen is working in the Manchester neighbourhood of West Gorton to manage flooding and reduce heat stress. This video explains more:


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