Planted: 07 April 2022

Bearded Fig Tree, Smestow Academy

Location: Wolverhampton

Take part in Biodiversity Week 21 – 29 May 2022

To access the Biodiversity Surveys for this Tiny Forest either click the link to the left or scan the QR code with your mobile.

To access instructions on how to complete each Biodiversity Survey click the link below.

Welcome to our Tiny Forest

This Severn Trent Tiny Forest has been created to give your community more access to green space and leave a lasting environmental legacy of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. This forest is one of 72 Tiny Forests to be planted as part of this project, each representing a Commonwealth Country or Nation. This Tiny Forest represents Barbados and is named after their national plant, the bearded fig tree

Funded By:

Land Owner:


Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to take part.

Planting Information

Planted
By:
Corporate Employees, Volunteer Group, School Children, Earthwatch, Landscape contractors
Planting
Date:
07 April 2022
Planted
Area:
210m2
Classroom
Area:
46m2
Featured
Pathways:
Yes
Species Planted in the Forest: Alder, grey(Alnus incana)  |  Alder, red(Alnus rubra)  |  Apple, crab(Malus sylvestris)  |  Birch, downy(Betula pubescens)  |  Birch, silver(Betula pendula)  |  Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa)  |  Buckthorn, purging(Rhamnus cathartica)  |  Dog Rose(Rosa canina)  |  Dogwood(Cornus sanguinea)  |  Elder(Sambucus nigra)  |  Hawthorn, midland(Crataegus laevigata)  |  Lime, small-leaved(Tilia cordata)  |  Oak, sessile(Quercus petraea)  |  Pear, common(Pyrus communis)  |  Rowan(Sorbus aucuparia)  |  Willow, grey(Salix cinerea subsp. Oleifolia)

Tiny Forest Location:

  • University of Wolverhampton Smestow Academy
  • Windmill Cres
  • Castlecroft
  • Wolverhampton
  • WV3 8HU
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 52.582645,-2.188287
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


© 2018 Earthwatch Institute. All rights reserved. Earthwatch Institute (Europe) is a registered charity in England and Wales, no. 1094467.