• March 2021: East Lancing Tiny Forest (Photo credit Lancing Parish Council)

  • March 2021: Woodchipped area (Photo credit Holly Weber, Royal Holloway in association with UKCEH)

  • March 2021: Saplings (Photo credit Holly Weber, Royal Holloway in association with UKCEH)

  • March 2021: Mulch layer (Photo credit Holly Weber, Royal Holloway in association with UKCEH)

  • March 2021: Tiny Forest plaque (Photo credit Lancing Parish Council)

Planted: 11 March 2021

East Lancing Recreation Ground, Lancing

Location: Lancing

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Welcome to our Tiny Forest

The South Coast's first Tiny Forest was planted on 11 March 2021 in East Lancing Recreational Ground. It was funded by the DEFRA Green Recovery Challenge Fund, in collaboration with Lancing Parish Council. The design features an outdoor classroom area for use by both local schools and community members.

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Land Owner:


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Planting Information

Planted
By:
Landscape contractors
Planting
Date:
11 March 2021
Planted
Area:
205m2
Classroom
Area:
28m2
Featured
Pathways:
No
Species Planted in the Forest: Alder(Alnus glutinosa)  |  Birch, silver(Betula pendula)  |  Blackthorn(Prunus spinosa)  |  Dog Rose(Rosa canina)  |  Dogwood(Cornus sanguinea)  |  Gorse(Ulex europaeus)  |  Guelder, rose(Viburnum opulus)  |  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)  |  Rowan(Sorbus aucuparia)  |  Wild service tree(Sorbus torminalis)  |  Willow, grey(Salix cinerea subsp. Oleifolia)
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Tiny Forest Location:

  • East Lancing Recreational Ground
  • 1 Sussex Road
  • Lancing
  • BN15 8DU
  • United Kingdom
  • GPS: 50.828000, -0.298167
  • Lancing Parish Council 01903 753355


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