Welcome to this episode of Sense-Making in a Altering World. I’m delighted to be joined by the great Emma Slicing, creator of The Coronary heart Gardening Undertaking and visionary Melbourne Pollinator Hall.
The Coronary heart Gardening Undertaking is a group initiative that joyfully connects people to nature by means of avenue gardening. Emma revels in connecting the dots between completely different individuals and fields of experience by means of this venture and connecting to the world by means of her avenue gardening, getting utterly lined in grime and creating optimistic change.
Whereas she grew up on a farm in Northern NSW, Emma is now based mostly in internal Melbourne and is a full-time mum, piano instructor, pianist, verge gardener, newbie plantswoman and newbie naturalist. She get’s known as many issues – a group pollinator activist – The Bee Girl. She has just lately recovered from a 12 yr battle with Continual Fatigue Syndrome which she says has helped form her to be the individual she is right now. I believe she is a unprecedented doer, catalyst and connector.
Emma’s ebook, the Melbourne Pollinator Hall Handbook could be discovered right here – a superb useful resource for individuals eager to design for pollinator habitat in city areas.
The Melbourne Pollinator Hall is an 8km community-driven wildlife hall that can hyperlink 2 massive inexperienced patches that run alongside the Birrarung (Yarra River), Westgate Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. It’s an Australia-first venture that she hopes will create a buzz, and be replicated throughout the nation and past.
Emma is main a crowdfunding marketing campaign to lift funds for this venture. Already they’ve generated sufficient for the primary hub of gardens. Let’s assist her create all 4 hubs throughout the hall.
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