Webinar & slideshow 
July 2020

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Midlands Parks Forum webinar

Here is the video and slideshow from the Midlands Parks Forum webinar for July 2020. Chaired by James Dymond – Vice Chair of Midlands Parks Forum.

Part One

Presentation from Mark Hardy, Chair of Association of Play Industries

Panel discussion on managing play facilities

Jon Dalton – The Register of Play Inspectors International

Nicola Allen – Telford Town Park Manager, Telford & Wrekin Council

Sunish Patel  – Business Manager for Sandwell Valley Country Park, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Tim Crawford – Parks and Green Spaces Manager Broxtowe Borough Council

Steve Frisby – Parks Manager South Kesteven District Council

Part Two

Biodiversity Net Gain – Natural England

Introduction – Dave Solly, Senior Adviser, Green Infrastructure, Natural England

Concept and context – policy drivers including The Environment Bill –          Dr Nick White, Principal Adviser, Net Gain

Practical example – experiences of testing on the ground – David Lowe, Team Leader, Ecology, Historic Environment & Landscape, Warwickshire County Council.

Discussions and questions