The questionnaire is made of four parts: - personal details (PART 1)- scientific knowledge transfer (PART 2)- collaboration with research (PART 3) - training in Green Infrastructure and Urban Forestry (PART 4)
It will take about 10-15 minutes to fill in. The information provided here will be treated as strictly confidential and stored in a private database. Only aggregate statistics will be published, without any reference to the personal and organisational details.
Your contribution will be useful for other stakeholders and important to evaluate the current needs of urban parks, green infrastructure and urban forestry.
Thank you in advance for your collaboration
Definitions"Green Infrastructure" (GI), a concept which includes "a strategically planned network of high quality natural and semi-natural areas with other environmental features, which is designed and managed to deliver a wide range of ecosystem services and protect biodiversity…" (European Commission, 2013) and of “Urban Forestry”, “… the management of trees for their contribution to the physiological, sociological, and economic well-being of urban society. Urban forestry deals with woodlands, groups of trees, and individual trees, where people live - it is multifaceted, for urban areas include a great variety of habitats (streets, parks, derelict corners, etc.) where trees bestow a great variety of benefits and problems.” (from http://www.fao.org/docrep/005/t1680e/t1680e01.htm);