• November 2021: Bradford's first Tiny Forest is planted (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • November 2021: Volunteers ready to start planting trees (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

  • November 2021: Children planting the last tree saplings (Photo credit Earthwatch Europe)

Planted: 24 November 2021

Bowling Park School

Location: Bradford

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

Bradford's first Tiny Forest was planted on 24 November 2021 by local school students. It is located in Bowling Park Primary School and was funded by DEFRA. There is an outdoor classroom area that can be used by school students for outdoor learning.

Funded By:

Land Owner:


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How can I get involved with this forest?

  • Volunteer or become a Tree Keeper – Volunteer to help care for this Tiny Forest with opportunities ranging from surveying to maintaining the forest. Get in touch to take part.
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Planting Information

Planted
By:
School Children
Planting
Date:
24 November 2021
Planted
Area:
202m2
Classroom
Area:
43m2
Featured
Pathways:
Yes
Species Planted in the Forest: Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris)  |  Beech, common(Fagus sylvatica)  |  Birch, downy(Betula pubescens)  |  Birch, silver(Betula pendula)  |  Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa)  |  Broom(Cytisus scoparius)  |  Dog Rose(Rosa canina)  |  Gorse(Ulex europaeus)  |  Guelder, rose(Viburnum opulus)  |  Hawthorn(Crataegus monogyna)  |  Hazel(Corylus avellana)  |  Heather(Calluna vulgaris)  |  Holly(Ilex aquifolium)  |  Hornbeam(Carpinus betulus)  |  Lime, small-leaved(Tilia cordata)  |  Oak, english(Quercus robur)  |  Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea)  |  Rowan(Sorbus aucuparia)  |  Willow, goat(Salix caprea)
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Tiny Forest Location:

  • Bowling Park School
  • New Cross Street
  • West Bowling
  • Bradford
  • BD5 8BT
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 53.778685,-1.749937


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