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Aberdeen City Council

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… to develop solutions. Aberdeen has already started the adaptation journey… Aberdeen Adapts builds on the strategic plans and local actions that are already helping to strengthen city resilience. From the 210,000 trees planted for every citizen; to the development of Hazlehead as a Climate Change Park. From nature based flood schemes, such as those at Middlefield and Maidencraig; to the Seaton…

… greenspaces such as parks and gardens. Planting trees and vegetation for shade and shelter. Space for water to ebb and flow through deculverting, wetlands and flood alleviation areas. Action 3.1 Support measures to implement the North East Flood Risk Management Plan and identify city opportunities for natural flood management. Action 3.2 Expand the use of blue- green…

… flooding, shade and shelter 4. Secure utilities and communications Safeguarding our natural environment 5. Space for nature 6. Productive soils 7. Healthy trees and woodlands 8. Protecting watercourses and coastline Strong, healthy society and economy 9. Prepared communities 10. Prioritising health and wellbeing 11. Strengthening the economy 12. Encouraging food security Building…

… in temperatures here in the north east will bring a longer growing season and potential opportunities for food producers and communities to grow more food locally. The productivity of our woodlands The total tree canopy cover is just 10% in the city (2015). A warming climate has the potential to improve growing conditions in the north east and increase the productivity of Aberdeen’s trees and woodlands…

…. However, climate change will also pose a number of threat to tree health, from more variable and extreme weather causing periods of soil saturation and drought; to the spread of pests and diseases, which may limit this potential. Trees and woodlands in the city may be affected, with some species becoming less able to cope with the new conditions. This will require decisions to be made about how we…

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