WAT's Sustainable Episode 03: WAT is urban greenspace?

WAT's Sustainable, Waterloo? Welcome to the official Sustainability's Office's official podcast: WAT's Sustainable?

On Episode 03 of the podcast, we answer the question: WAT is urban greenspace? We discuss the importance of greenspace in cities for your health, wellbeing and the planet, what challenges exist when creating urban greenspace in existing urban centres, and what you can do to promote urban greenspace in your community!

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Tips for promoting greenspace in your community

  • Explore existing greenspaces and reflect on how they make you feel.
  • Apply for community funding opportunities to create more greenspace.
  • Provide feedback to local development projects.
  • Enhance your own greenspaces with native, pollinator-friendly species.
  • Volunteer at local organizations that promote conservation and restoration efforts.
  • Join university/community clubs pushing for urban greenspace.

Listen now

Go to our podcast feed to listen to episode 3 now!

Download the transcription with time stamps and resources. A .txt version of the transcript is also available for accessibility (scroll to bottom of page). 

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