Knowsley Council will be hosting its Green Space Conference at The National Wildflower Centre, Court Hey Park, Huyton, Knowsley L16 3NA on Thursday 19 June 2014.
The conference will explore how Knowsley’s green spaces can provide innovative and positive approaches to addressing a wide range of strategic priorities for the Council and its Partners. These range from promoting health and wellbeing to addressing educational inequalities, encouraging social growth and stimulating community empowerment.
Experienced speakers will address key issues including:
· Green Spaces Contribution to Social Value – Emeritus Professor John Handley OBE, University of Manchester
· Green Spaces Contribution to Health & Wellbeing - Dr William Bird MBE, Director, Intelligent Health
· Learning in the Natural Environment - Dave Burchett, Operations Manager, Learning Through Landscapes
· Knowsley’s Great Outdoors - Jan Pell, Landlife and Kevin McCann, Pedal Away