Involving citizens in urban nature-based solutions strategies
On the 22nd of April, IUCN hosted a webinar for the GrowGreen project to explore options for achieving successful citizen engagement for Nature-based Solutions, building on the experiences of the GrowGreen project as well as other European cities. Citizens are key actors in the development and implementation of Nature-based Solutions. The contribution from citizens, their...Read more
Brest water retention solutions for stormwater management and green gardens
In 2018 the plan for a new form of stormwater management project in Brest metropolis was approved as part of the communities 2019-2025 Climate Air Energy Plan. The plan will offer citizens the opportunity to buy rainwater barrels at a 70% reduced price. The water barrels will benefit citizens by reducing water consumption and as...Read more
GrowGreen Citizen Engagement for Nature-based Solutions – reflecting on lessons learnt!
GrowGreen aims to create Nature-based Solutions in cities for climate and water resilience, sustainable economic growth, and healthy citizens and environments. As the final project year commences, a number of demonstration projects are completed and ready to showcase lessons learnt from their interactions with citizens. Citizens are key actors in the development and implementation of...Read more