Parks need people
The skills shortage in parks: a summary of research
The Government's Liveability agenda recognises the valuable contribution of good quality parks, gardens and green spaces to the well-being of our towns and cities and the people who live and work in them. Over 2.5 billion visits are made to parks each year by over half the UK population. But while huge numbers of people benefit from parks, there are fewer people who have the skills to look after them.
The work reported on in this report was undertaken by GreenSpace and The Parks Agency with the support of CABE Space, The Countryside Agency, Lantra, English Nature, English Heritage and Sport England.
- Publication Status: Completed
If you require an alternative, accessible version of this document (for instance in audio, Braille or large print) please contact us:
Customer Service Department
Telephone: 0370 333 0607
Textphone: 0800 015 0516
Email: [email protected]