Here are reports by Urban Reforestation regarding our project Target 3008 in the Docklands, Melbourne, supported by the Victorian Government’s Sustainability Fund and a large amount of in-kind support.
Dear All ,
This is a call out from Libertas Food Gardens, Melbourne Roof Top Honey and Reclaim the Curb: We think it is possible to create a nicer, healthier and an ecologically sound urban environment for us to live in and our children to grow up in. We are offering our services to anyone wanting to green up public land.
Photographer and environmentalist Michael Chew recently spent a year in Bangladesh working on climate adaptation, and is now running a campaign with the new Melbourne group Bangladesh Peasant Solidarity Network to fundraise and to share stories and images from the marginalised in Bangladesh.
It is wonderful to see "Urban Reforestation" happening in a very progressive way in New York City. This is a model to inspire other cities, like Melbourne! So, here is a run-down of what "Reforestation" means to New York City, headed up by Mayor Bloomberg as part of PlaNYC to make New York City greener and more sustainable by 2030.
We had the privilege of giving a speech at Melbourne Sustainability Drinks this month. Thank you to the Sustainability Drinks Team and Shaper Group for giving us the opportunity to connect with everyone on Wednesday evening. Below is Emily, our director's speech about Urban Reforestation. Thank you to those who "co-designed" this speech with her!