This survey is from the West of England Combined Authority and University of West England researchers. They want to know more about how people are changing their use of parks and green spaces and things during lockdown. Further details and the survey can be found on www.westofengland-ca.gov.uk/researchers-launch-public-survey-to-investigate-the-use-of-green-spaces/ Please complete the survey by 1st July.
This survey is from the Bristol and Bath Future Parks project, set up by Bristol City Council and others to help find sustainable ways to manage and fund parks. To take part go to www.bnhc.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/bristol-and-bath-parks-survey20 and complete the survey by the 30th June. There is a chance to win a hanging basket.
The Government has updated its guidance on using green spaces and protecting yourself and others. http://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-guidance-on-access-to-green-spaces?utm_source=abe6e712-5803-402f-bec0-c58
Avon Wildlife Trust put out a number of easy to use guides to help people identify wildlife – http://www.avonwildlifetrust.org.uk/wildlife-explorer
In April the NSI published a newsletter with a list of surveys from the Wildlife Trust and others you can do while on the Slopes – or in your home or garden. These are a few of the ideas: Pollinator Monitoring scheme (PoMS) – https://www.ceh.ac.uk/our-science/projects/pollinator-monitoring The Pollinator Monitoring Scheme (PoMS) is a new national surveys. …
Government published expanded and new advice on the key principles of enjoying the benefits of being outside, while protecting yourself and others from coronavirus. http://www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-guidance-on-access-to-green-spaces
The Northern Slopes are open for exercise and activities in line with the Government’s updated advice published on 11 May 2020. You can see the advice in relation to Parks and Green Spaces at http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do#public-spaces–outdoor-activities–exercise
Thanks to Young Rangers and Groundwork we now have an Instagram account – #Northernslopes or http://www.instagram.com/northernslopesbristol/. Looking forward to seeing people’s posts about the Slopes.
Currently the Northern Slopes are open for daily exercise in line with Bristol City Council and Government guidance. All other activities have been postponed including those advertised on the pages of the website. Check the parks and green space advice on www.gov.uk/coronavirus and www.bristol.gov.uk/museums-parks-sports-culture/parks-changes-due-to-coronavirus-covid-19 to see what you should be doing when visiting the Slopes.
Today we have launched our new website, which we hope you will find it easier to read and find your way around. Thanks to Kevin, Sam and Caroline for setting it up. It is work in progress – so any suggestions for improvements always welcome via our contacts page.