Green specialists within a municipality design and manage the public green areas of municipalities. They plant and maintain the trees and green spaces in streets, squares, parks and other public spaces. They create a vision for the greenery within the municipality and advise other municipal departments, citizens and stakeholders about green infrastructure. This is how they contribute to a liveable, attractive and resilient living environment.
Being responsible for the greenery they can play an important role in climate adaptation. Flora can namely reduce both heat stress and take in and retain rainwater.