Greenspace Scotland report on this as Project of the Month in their July bulletin.
This article describes how Dundee City Council now have 27 sites across the city that they manage in new ways, as either biodiversity-rich meadows (‘biodiversity grasslands’) or less-intensively managed grasslands (‘naturalised grasslands’). The council were encouraged by the response to reduced grass maintenance during the Covid lockdowns in 2020,
This is a big change for staff and communities to the traditional close-cut grass that’s often seen as a sign of a well-run park – and it’s been a journey of finding the balance for staff, the community and for biodiversity.
This creates a great new resource for schools keen to do some more outdoor learning in Dundee.