Sat, 21 Oct|
Children, Cities, Nature and the Planet: Joining the Dots -a Seminar with Independent Scholar Tim Gill and Dr Dimity Williams
Time & Location
21 Oct, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm AEDT
Melbourne, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
About the event
Tim Gill is a global advocate for children’s outdoor play and mobility. He is the author of Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities, and No Fear: Growing up in a risk averse society. His website is rethinkingchildhood.com.
Tim’s talk will show how planning, design and culture change can create healthier, greener, more liveable neighbourhoods, and why a ‘children’s lens’ is a powerful catalyst for change in towns and cities.
Dr Dimity Williams is a mother, nature lover and family doctor. She is the author of Nature, Our Medicine: How the natural world sustains us. Passionate about integrating nature into health care, Dimity delights in issuing nature prescriptions and believes nature play is essential for children. She is a co-founder of the Kids in Nature Network.
Presented by Kids in Nature Network in collaboration with Eco Learning Network and Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria