Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management offered a seminar "Building Biodiverse and Healthy Urban Spaces"
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In recent years, more and more people concerned about the urban greening and tree conservation, in view of this, THEi Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management programme will offer a series of seminars related to Urban Green Infrastructure. The second seminar, "Building Biodiverse and Healthy Urban Spaces", was conducted on 15 July 2017 at Hong Kong Central Library Lecture Theatre. Five guest speakers from Singapore, England, and Hong Kong shared their research about the utilization of native plants in public urban greenery, how to apply leaf litter to promote tree growth and health, and the contribution of botanic gardens in building a biodiversity and healthy urban space.
The seminar drew over 200 participants from various sectors, including arborist, landscape architects, practitioners in landscaping industry, lecturers in tertiary institutions, researchers, university students, secondary teachers and students. The remaining two seminars will be conducted on 21 October 2017 and 16 December 2017, with the topic of "Planting and Landscape Design for Better Life" and "Sustainable and Effective Biotechnical Techniques on Slope Upgrading" respectively. Please visit our website (https://www.thei.edu.hk/events) or the Facebook of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Horticulture and Landscape Management (https://www.facebook.com/thei.horticultureLM) for more information.