Under the heading "Green for town and country", the associations Bund deutscher Baumschulen (BdB), Bund Deutscher Landschaftsarchitekten (bdla) and Bundesverband Garten-, Landschafts- und Sportplatzbau (BGL) published their joint positions for the federal elections in Berlin on 16 May 2017.
The core of the position paper is the improvement of the designed green in the cities and municipalities as well as entrepreneurial demands to strengthen the green companies.
The representatives of the associations Till Rehwaldt (bdla), Helmut Selders (BdB) and Lutze von Wurmb (BGL) presented the paper at a parliamentary evening in Berlin, which was attended by eight members of the Bundestag from the Environment and Construction and Agriculture and Food Committees, the Parliamentary State Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture (BMEL), Dr. Maria Flachsbarth and State Secretary in the BMEL Dr. Hermann Onko Aeikens.
The Federal Ministry for the Environment and Building (BMUB) was represented by Head of Department Anke Brummer-Kohler. The lively discussion with the representatives from politics and ministries showed that all stakeholders are now aware of the importance of urban greening.
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