THE WALKING URBAN FOREST: a dynamic green infrastructure for our cities
Urban forests and other greenspace that contribute to establishing a green infrastructure can drive citizen’s behaviors, improve the quality of life through decreasing levels of stress, stimulating social cohesion, and physical exercise and clean the urban air.
The conference will focus on “THE WALKING URBAN FOREST: a dynamic green infrastructure for our cities”, a topic that in recent years has become of more and more interest. The forum will explore different aspects of green infrastructure and how it is necessary to investigate the environmental and social benefits that urban forests and trees in the urban environment can provide. The forum also has the objective of studying the various forms of governance that characterize the urban forest at different scales.
Managers, planners, foresters, decision makers and all the people who confront problems in relation to urban forestry and green infrastructure will be presented during this event.
Three events in one
The conference proceedings concerning presentations and posters are available for free download (Pdf file) on web pages below:
In collaboration with:
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Production, Landscape, Agroenergy, University of Milan
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Bari
Department of Agri-Food and Environmental Sciences, University of Florence
Department for Innovation in Biological, Agro-food and Forest systems, University of Tuscia
Department of Management of Agrarian, Food and Forest Systems, University of Florence
Institute of Agro-Environmental & Forest Biology (IBAF), National Research Council - Rome
Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry, University of Padua
|IUFRO - International Union of Forest Research Organizations|
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