202020 Vision have released a ten-step guide on How to Grow an Urban Forest. The guide aims to help councils save money, time and share practical knowledge. Working with the City of Melbourne and a number of of other local governments 202020Vision have provided this information as a free activity-based workbook – and accompanying it with practical face-to-face workshops – to provide the insights, expertise, resources, support and thinking to help you create your own approach to urban forestry that is not only endorsed by your council, but is also able to be implemented in a way that helps achieve more and better green space in your local council area.
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This document provides a holistic and integrated sustainable development framework for the development of liveable, economically productive, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable cities and communities in China. The framework identifies key objectives and principles to achieve urban sustainability and provides specific guidelines for implementation and performance assessment.
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