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APSE Parks Seminar 2020

Friday 13th March

Telford Hotel and Golf Resort


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APSE State of the Market Parks and Horticultural Services/ Parks Action Group Update - Paul O’Brien APSE Chief Executive


“Averting the Insect Apocalypse” - Dave Goulson, Professor of Biology (Evolution, Behaviour and Environment) School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex


Helping to deliver nature based solutions to combat climate change within urban parks - Michelle Oddy, Grow Green Project Co-Ordinator, Manchester City Council


Creating a real buzz! Brent’s Bee Corridor (APSE Parks Innovation Award Winner 2019) - Kelly Eaton, Parks, Policy and Projects Manager, Brent Council


Creating and Delivering a countywide, in-house, integrated greenspace service - Giles Nicholson Countryside and Greenspace Manager, Dorset Council


Powering Parks - tackling climate change, improving air quality and generating income - Bruce Irving, Parks Development Officer, the London Borough of Hackney & Alex Schlicke ,Co Director at Scene


Investing in a Greener Greater Manchester - Jo Regan IGNITION Salford Programme Manager


The Digital Future of Giving to Support our Public Parks - Michael Rowland, Strategic Lead for Greenspace & Conservation, BCP Council; Trustee - Bournemouth Parks Foundation



Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.






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