Urban Greening and Cooling - The role of the gardener

Date & Time

Tue 30 Aug 2022 to Sat 1 Oct 2022
09:00pm to 05:00pm


All ages



Event details

Available to watch online until 1 October 2022, discover how gardens can reduce urban heat and the effects of climate change with this free webinar.

Watch the webinar

To view this recording of the 11 August webinar, use the link below then enter password cumberland18

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Topics covered in this webinar include:

  • How the climate is going to change. What that means for our urban environments (Urban Heat Island Effect) and gardeners.
  • Why greening our cities and creating an Urban Forest will reduce further climate impacts and help humans and wildlife adapt to a changing climate.
  • The value of vegetation / green infrastructure in urban spaces, economically, socially, environmentally and for our health.
  • The urban forest’s role in urban sustainability and liveability
  • What we can do collectively as a society to green our urban spaces by gardening for wildlife and climate.
  • What gardeners can do practically to support this in their own gardens and in their wider community.

Event Organiser

Council Event

Cumberland City Council in partnership with Sustainable Gardening Australia