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  • January 2024: Tiny Forest Planting day City of Leicester College (Photo Credit: Earthwatch Europe)

    January 2024: Tiny Forest Planting day City of Leicester College (Photo Credit: Earthwatch Europe)

Planted: 25 January 2024

City Of Leicester College

Location: Leicester

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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

The Tiny Forest planted at City Of Leicester College is one of 6 planted Leicester City funded by the Local Authority Treescapes Fund 2023. Five of these Tiny Forests will be planted in schools across the city, in partnership with Leicester City Council, as part of their Sustainable Schools programme. Each of these Tiny Forests will include a classroom area with benches to encourage classes to learn in a natural environment. 

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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

Volunteer Group, Local Residents, Earthwatch
25 January 2024
Species Planted in the Forest:Alder(Alnus glutinosa) | Alder buckthorn(Frangula alnus) | Birch, downy(Betula pubescens) | Birch, silver(Betula pendula) | Broom(Cytisus scoparius) | Buckthorn, purging(Rhamnus cathartica) | Cherry, bird(Prunus padus) | Dog Rose(Rosa canina) | Dogwood(Cornus sanguinea) | Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna) | Hazel(Corylus avellana) | Holly(Ilex aquifolium) | Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus) | Lime, small-leaved(Tilia cordata) | Oak, english(Quercus robur) | Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea) | Wild service tree(Sorbus torminalis)

Tiny Forest Location:

  • City of Leicester College
  • Downing Drive
  • Leicester
  • LE5 6LN
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 52°37'33.0"N 1°03'37.0"W
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