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World Parks Week showcases the value of urban green space

World Parks Week showcases the value of urban green space
May 2, 2018

Being held from 28th April to 26th May, World Parks Week is looking to communicate the critical importance of parks in a global context, promote best practice by learning from other parks services and encourage people to enjoy their local park and appreciate the importance of parks and green spaces.

Expanding the concept of Australia and New Zealand’s Parks Week globally, the week-long celebration provides organisations with more options to align events and engage their communities.

The now annual event is held at this time of year to enourage park management bodies in the more highly-populated northern hemisphere to run events that allow participants to make the most of spring weather.

In the southern hemisphere, the event coincides with the arrival of autumn offering  two opportunities to celebrate parks parks in different seasons. World Urban Parks has previously held World Parks Day in September.

Image: Kings Park Perth.

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7th January 2018 - WORLD URBAN PARKS MAKES A DIFFERENCE

3rd January 2018 - YARDSTICK UPDATE SHOWS HIGH LEVEL OF SATISFACTION WITH PUBLIC PARKS IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 

1st December 2017 - WORLD URBAN PARKS ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE 

30th September 2016 - WORLD PARKS CONGRESS RESOLUTIONS RECOGNISE THE VALUE OF URBAN OPEN SPACE 

28th June 2016 - RESEARCHERS FIND 30 MINUTES A WEEK SPENT IN PARKS CAN BOOST HEALTH

17th July 2016 - $10 MILLION INITIATIVE TO CHANGE THE GREENING OF PUBLIC SPACES

2nd February 2015 - WORLD URBAN PARKS BODY TO LAUNCH IN APRIL 

21st December 2014 - NZRA HIGHLIGHTS THE VALUE OF COUNCIL RECREATION INVESTMENT 

27th July 2012 - REPORT HIGHLIGHTS GROWING IMPORTANCE OF URBAN GREEN SPACE 

16th July 2010 - PARKS FOR LIFE ANNOUNCES WORLD PARKS DAY

27th June 2008 - PARKS FORUM HIGHLIGHTS VALUE OF PARKS  


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