Meet the Nature & Community Team

Nature rich parks are vital for biodiversity and for community health and wellbeing. Our Nature & Community team work with local people to create plans to enhance parks for nature, making them more welcoming to people and wildlife alike.


Mali Kedward

Mali is Nature & Community Lead in Bath and leads our programme of habitat enhancement projects, working with communities and volunteers across Bath. Find out more about this work here.

She has a background working on environmental and community projects since completing her degree in Environmental Science. More recently she has been training in horticulture and has a passion for improving parks and green space for wildlife.

In her spare time Mali enjoys growing food and flowers in her allotment and garden and spending time outdoors with her family.

Mali says "Parks are key to nature and healthy communities within towns and cities; they provide invaluable habitat for wildlife and allow us access to nature which improves our health and wellbeing."

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Carol is our Nature & Community Officer for Bath, she works with Mali to bring Bath's parks to life.

Carol is a qualified horticulturalist, ecologist and tutor with experience managing community spaces with volunteers. Carol is passionate about creating opportunities for people to enjoy their parks where we can all go for some breathing space, time out, playing sport, having fun with friends and family, watching wildlife.

Carol is a keen botanist, forager and nature spotter and loves exploring, cycling and hiking further afield. In her spare time Carol has an organic, no-dig allotment and helps manage a community garden and food forest in Bath.

Carol says "Our public green spaces are where we can take some time for ourselves, connect with each other and share space with nature. Everyone gains from cleaner air, accessible and well-managed open spaces, where people and wildlife can thrive”.

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