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Queer Gardening 101: Backyard Biodiversity with Colin Clews
June 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
In 2016, a consortium of more than 70 British government and nongovernment agencies reported that the UK is one of the most nature-deprived countries in the world. In May 2019, Cambridge City Council declared a Biodiversity Crisis. We need to take urgent action at every level, political, social and personal. This session will explore what we, as gardeners, can do.
It will begin with a short film of information and ideas. It will be followed by a live discussion on Zoom, where participants can explore possible strategies and potential obstacles for increasing biodiversity in their own gardens. This is open to anyone, whether they have an allotment, a backyard or a balcony.
Colin Clews has had an interest in gardening and the environment for nearly 50 years. During that period he has also been a social and political activist. For example, in 1972 he was a founding member of Tyneside Friends of the Earth. In 2009, he initiated the Transition Cambridge Food Group. He is currently coordinator of Queers in Shorts.
If you are interested in joining in please send QTI Coalition of Colour a message on Facebook and we will share the Zoom details with you.