Amateur
Entomologists'
Society

Wildlife Gardening Forum - October 2013


21 October 2013 09:00 - 15:10

Location: Clinical Sciences Building, Coventry University Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK.

Event description

The next conference of the Wildlife Gardening Forum will be on 21st October 2013 in the Clinical Sciences Building at Coventry University Hospital. There are places available, but the venue is limited in its capacity, so please book soon.

The fee for the conference is £30, which includes a good (vegetarian friendly) lunch and refreshments through the day.

Provisional programme

10.00 - Registration and Coffee
10.25 - Speaker from Coventry University Hospital, Welcome and introduction
10.30 - Dr Rebecca Lovell, Exeter University Medical School: Review of Health and wellbeing benefits of biodiverse environments
10.50 - Joe Sempik, University of Nottingham, School of Sociology and Social Policy: Horticulture as therapy: practice and evidence
11.10 - Tea and coffee
11.40 - Sarah Knight, Anglia Ruskin University: Forest Schools, wildlife gardening and health
12.00 - Francoise Freedman, Birthlight: Women's health and medicinal wildlife gardening
12.20 - Speaker from Restore, Mental rehabilitation work at Elder Stubbs Allotments, Oxford
12.40 - David Askew, Forum Health and Wellbeing Group: Personal experience of horticultural therapy in recovering from brain injury.
1.00 - LUNCH and networking
2.00 - Dr Ambra Burls, Centre for Sustainable Healthcare: The NHS Forest and Outer Space
2.20 - Guided Tour of NHS Forest implementation at Coventry University Hospital
3.20 - Discussion: The Forum's goals for Human Health and Wellbeing
3.40 - Tea and coffee
3.50 - Wildlife Gardening Forum AGM
4.10 - Disperse

Organisation details

This event was not organised by the AES. Please contact the event organiser if you have any queries.

Event organiser: Wildlife Gardening Forum

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