26th and 27th January 2006
What was the event?
The potential of the countryside to contribute to health and well-being is increasingly recognised.
This conference considered the results of the most recent research undertaken in the field of of countryside recreation and health and well-being including:
- Benefits and costs
- How much activity is underway
- Case studies of best practice across UK and Ireland
- Lessons to be learnt from current projects and initiatives
- Most effect way forward for partnership working.
Conference flyer (PDF-214K)
Liz O'Brien of Forest Research presented:
"Case study: Chopwell Wood health project and evaluation report"
Who was the event suitable for?
Anyone interested in promoting the use of the natural environment as a resource for health and well-being, in particular representatives from local and central government organisations.
Where did the event take place?
Four Seasons Hotel
For further information about this conference:
Countryside Access and Activities Network
Upper Malone Road
Belfast BT9 5PB
Tel: 028 9030 3930