EACC Meeting Dates

EACC’s upcoming schedule (2021)

23 September: special meeting on ‘Urban Biodiversity'

21 October: ordinary meeting

25 November: EACC Annual General Meeting

16 December: ordinary meeting

All meetings are on Thursdays and start at 7pm.

Other special meetings may be called later.

‘Sharing ideas about biodiversity: Copenhagen, Oslo and Edinburgh’

The next EACC video conference will be on Thursday, 23 September, at 19.00, on Zoom. 
 
It will be a special meeting devoted to: 


Sharing ideas about biodiversity: Copenhagen, Oslo and Edinburgh
 
Speakers:
 
Dr Max Coleman, of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Chair of the Edinburgh Biodiversity Partnership, on Why cities are important for nature?
 
Lea Brinkkjær Estø, City of Copenhagen, on Nature in Copenhagen: improving biodiversity to benefit society

Outline: The Copenhagen municipality system, Physical improvement through biodiversity, Approach to nature/biodiversity through education, Using biodiversity and nature to support positive developments in areas of deprivation and unemployment.
 
Caroline Peacock, Biodiversity Officer, City of Edinburgh Council on Biodiversity in Edinburgh

Outline: A natural capital; citizens and partners working for biodiversity; naturalising City parks; creating natural networks for a climate ready city.

Dr Terje Laskemoen, Head of Department Nature and Pollution, Agency for Urban Environment, City of Oslo, on Biological diversity in the city of Oslo - measures and management
 
Outline: The city of Oslo, with its geographical location, houses the largest biological diversity in Norway. Many of the most important biological qualities are found in the built-up zone and on the islands just outside the city centre. In the presentation, some of the most important measures to safeguard biodiversity in Oslo will be shown.
 
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***The Eventbrite page for 23 September now open for ticket registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sharing-ideas-about-biodiversity-copenhagen-oslo-and-edinburgh-tickets-173688656447


This meeting is open to the public, but priority will be given to questions from community councillors. The meeting will be recorded and may be published later. Please note that by joining the meeting you are giving your consent for the meeting to be recorded.

EACC belongs to every Edinburgh Community Council

Its aim is to provide support, advise and give a collective voice for community councils when facing the challenges community councillors encounter on an almost daily basis. No one person is more important than any other. All community councils have a voice on the EACC!!