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  • December 2021: Kirklees' first Tiny Forest is planted (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

    December 2021: Kirklees' first Tiny Forest is planted (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • December 2021: Volunteers preparing the planting area (Photo credit Julie Smith. Yorkshire Sport Foundation)

    December 2021: Volunteers preparing the planting area (Photo credit Julie Smith. Yorkshire Sport Foundation)

  • December 2021: Classroom area for outdoor learning (Photo credit Julie Smith. Yorkshire Sport Foundation)

    December 2021: Classroom area for outdoor learning (Photo credit Julie Smith. Yorkshire Sport Foundation)

  • June 2022: The Kirklees Tiny Forest after 7 months of growth (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

    June 2022: The Kirklees Tiny Forest after 7 months of growth (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • June 2022: The Kirklees Tiny Forest after 7 months of growth (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

    June 2022: The Kirklees Tiny Forest after 7 months of growth (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • June 2022: A portable weather station set up by Earthwatch Europe for a citizen science day. (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

    June 2022: A portable weather station set up by Earthwatch Europe for a citizen science day. (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • August 2023: Tiny Forest is growing! (Photo credit: Council)

    August 2023: Tiny Forest is growing! (Photo credit: Council)

Planted: 08 December 2021

Harpe Inge Open Space

Location: Kirklees

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To access all our surveys and instructions on how to take part for this Tiny Forest, click the link to the left or scan the QR code with your mobile (each QR is unique to each forest). Find out more about Tiny Forest research

Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Kirklee's first Tiny Forest was planted on 8 December 2021 by local school children. It was funded by OVO Foundation and Kirklees Council, who provided the land. There is an outdoor classroom area that can be used by both schools and local residents.

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Visit our Get Involved page to find out how can you take part in activities at this Tiny Forest and join our Tree Keeper network.

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Planting Information

Planted
By:
School Children
Planting
Date:
08 December 2021
Planted
Area:
209m2
Classroom
Area:
34m2
Featured
Pathways:
No
Species Planted in the Forest:Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris) | Birch, downy(Betula pubescens) | Birch, silver(Betula pendula) | Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa) | Dog Rose(Rosa canina) | Elder(Sambucus nigra) | Elm, wych(Ulmus glabra) | Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna) | Hazel(Corylus avellana) | Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus) | Lime, small-leaved(Tilia cordata) | Maple, field(Acer campestre) | Oak, english(Quercus robur) | Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea) | Rowan(Sorbus aucuparia) | Spindle(Euonymus europaea) | Wild service tree(Sorbus torminalis)

Tiny Forest Location:

  • Harpe Inge Open Space
  • Dalton
  • Kirklees
  • HD5 9RB
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 53.652280,-1.748164
  • 01484 221000

Landowner: