How cities can avoid ‘green gentrification’ and make urban forests accessible

June 9, 2021

Dr. Lorien Nesbitt, who co-hosted a 2018 International Research Roundtable on the use, benefits and impact of urban forests (with Wall Associate, Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk), has written a piece for The Conversation that expands on the topic, exploring how society might “build back better” from COVID-19 by making urban nature more accessible for all.

The more cities grow, the more urban residents need access to enjoy — and be in relationship with — urban forests to maintain well-being. Yet despite their importance, urban forests are not broadly accessible.

Dr. Lorien Nesbitt, Wall Associate in ‘The Conversation’

Read the article in its entirety here.