greenspace scotland and The National Lottery Heritage Fund have produced a guide to help local authorities and other greenspace managers manage parks, gardens and greenspaces safely during the coronavirus pandemic.
Download Managing Scotland’s parks and greenspaces during covid-19
Managing Scotland’s parks and greenspaces during covid-19 brings together the latest guidance from Scottish Government and advice from Public Health Scotland, sportscotland, VisitScotland and a range of other organisations. It covers managing physical distancing and visitor numbers, staff and volunteers, site infrastructure and facilities, and communication. The guide also provides advice and practical examples of temporary interventions for adapting and managing greenspaces. Section 8 on Safer outdoors – using our spaces more explores the wider uses of parks and greenspaces to support education, healthcare and community activity.
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Guidance and advice on managing parks and greenspaces safely during the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic
As we adapt to living with covid-19, looking at opportunities for wider uses of parks and greenspaces to support community activities, education and healthcare.
Expressions of interest sought for artistic engagement process to co-design artistic statement and concept to inform development of National Covid Memorial in Pollok Country Park and other greenspaces across Scotland
Examples of risk assessments and advice on volunteering safely
Examples of temporary interventions for adapting and managing greenspaces, plus greenspace and covid-19 news