• December 2021: Kirklee's 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: Classroom area for outdoor learning (Photo credit Julie Smith, Yorkshire Sport Foundation)

Planted: 08 December 2021

Harpe Inge Open Space

Location: Kirklees

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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.

Funded By:

Land Owner:


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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)
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Tiny Forest Location:

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


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