Earthwatch Tiny Forest

Beneficiaries

  • Children / Young People

    Connecting with nature in urban areas by creating a Tiny Forest and monitoring the benefits it provides as it grows.

  • The General Public / Mankind

    Connecting with nature in urban areas by creating a Tiny Forest and monitoring the benefits it provides as it grows.

  • Nature

    Fast growing Tiny Forests attract biodiversity to areas with little green space

  • Reach of your work

    We want to create 150 Tiny Forests across the UK and beyond

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

A Tiny Forest is an innovative tree planting approach reconnecting people with nature on their doorstep. TF supports urban wildlife and creates towns and cities that are better adapted to climate change. it is a tennis court (200m2) sized native woodland, which fits into space-limited urban areas that often lack woodland and green spaces. The TF approach delivers accelerated growth rates, delivering benefits such as CO2 absorption, flood mitigation, localised temperature reductions and bio

BENEFICIARIES REACHED ANNUALLY

1000

Connecting with nature, planting Tiny Forests & monitoring

SIZE OF PROJECT PER ANNUM

£1,000,000.00

TIMELINE

Jan 2022 Onwards

Activity goals

Connecting children with nature

Increasing knowledge on the benefits of trees and how to tackle environmental issues

Increased learning through citizen science monitoring

Project activities

  • Creating new Tiny Forests across the UK

  • Funding engagement work on with existing Tiny Forests

Activity details
GEOGRAPHIC REACH
United Kingdom
IMPACT REPORTING

Bi-annually

March 2021

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
UN SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities UN SDG 15: Life on Land UN SDG 4: Quality Education UN SDG 13: Climate Action
How we monitor the quality and results of our work

We have a dedicated monitoring approach

WHO IS ALREADY FUNDING THE PROJECT?
COLLABORATORS:

A mixture of foundations and corporate partners

e.g Lottery Fund, Defra, Electric Mini