Environmental evening “Green areas in city” / Miljøkveld “Grønne byområder”

Today I gave a presentation for the Environmental evening about “Green areas in city”
Place: Stammen cafe, Trondheim, Norway

Presenters:

Among the presenter were Ole Reitan from ABC Natur (a presentation about the importance of having a diversity in green urban areas) and Erik Brenna from Bioveier i byen (a presentation about how to construct a wildlife friendly garden and about the work Bioveier i byen does in Trondheim).

Organizers: Naturmangfoldgruppen i Naturvernforbundet i Trondheim (from Norwegian: Nature biodiversity group in Nature Conservation Association in Trondheim) and Bioveier i byen (from Norwegian: Bio ways in city).

Links:
event on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/985607911574199/

Start of competition: The Greenest Garden of the Year 2017 in Trondheim, Norway

Start of competition “The Greenest garden of the year 2017″  in Trondheim, Norway (in Norwegian: Årets grønneste hage Trondheim 2017) is a local garden competition in Trondheim city area. Norwegian association “Bioveier i byen” with support of administration of Trondheim city (in Norwegian: … Continue reading

04 Green roof in Oslo / Sørengkaia 65

04 Green roof in Oslo / Sørengkaia 65

This is a fourth roof from my fieldwork. Sørenga is a new district on artificial peninsula in Oslo. In Sørenga district I visited three extensive green roofs,which addressees are on Sørengkaia 65, OSLO (belong to Sørenga 2) on Sørengkaia 85, … Continue reading

Mercury in drains, Oslo

While reading a report “Development of Pilestredet Park” about rebuilding of an area in Oslo, Norway, I noticed the line on page 15: “The hospital was inspected for mercury, and a total of 7.1 kg was found in drains and water … Continue reading

03 Green roof in Oslo / Pilestredet Park 25

03 Green roof in Oslo / Pilestredet Park 25

Pilestredet Park 25 Pilestredet park is a district in Oslo which is knows as an ecological. In the project architects used a lot of reused materials, pedestrians and cycling areas, sorting of waste, reusing water for pools and of course … Continue reading

02 Green roof in Oslo / Haraldrud Gjenvinning /Part 1

02 Green roof in Oslo / Haraldrud Gjenvinning /Part 1

Haraldrud Gjenvinning building has a biggest green roof in Oslo, Norway. It is 27 000 square meters. A small description: I am writing my master thesis about “Extensive green roofs in Oslo”. I spent 5 weeks in Oslo, Norway studying … Continue reading

01 Green roof  in Oslo / Lovisenberg diakonale høgskolen

01 Green roof in Oslo / Lovisenberg diakonale høgskolen

A small description: I am writing my master thesis about “Extensive green roofs in Oslo”. I spent 5 weeks in Oslo, Norway studying vegetation and soil on 18 green roofs. En liten beskrivelse: Jeg skriver masteroppgaven min om “Ekstensive grønne … Continue reading

Solidágo canadénsis /Kanadagullrisen/

Be careful choosing plants for garden, for example Solidágo canadénsis/Canadian goldenrod/Kanadagullrisen is one of invasive species in some regions, it dominates and push out native species.

According to Norsk Botanisk Forening (Norwegian Botanic Association), it produces chemicals, which prevent other species to grow at that soil. So Canadian goldenrod is already in black list of Norway, it can spread out more in future.
There are a post on facebook from Norwegian Botanic Association and Wikipedia page about it.

Photo from Norsk Botanisk Forening

Line between grey and green in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia

Line between grey and green in Yoshkar-Ola, Russia

There is a clear line between grey city structures such as roads and buildings on the left side of my photo to green forest (city park) on the right side. I feel so freely after looking on the forest. The … Continue reading