Tiny Forests are dense, fast-growing native woodlands, made up of 600 trees planted in a tennis court-sized plot of 200m2. We're working with Earthwatch Europe to establish a new Tiny Forest in Southmere Park as part of our Making Space for Nature and CLEVER Cities work; a partnership effort between Peabody, the Mayor of London and Groundwork.
This two-year programme of activities will:
We’re looking for six volunteers who are interested in joining the Tiny Forest Keeper Team, and there are three main ways that you can get involved: forest maintenance, community engagement and carrying out science surveys (full training will be provided).
Only a few of the maintenance tasks should be considered as a key part of this role, and when these tasks are split between all six Tree Keepers, we expect each individual will only need to spend a couple of hours a month helping to care for the Tiny Forest.
The planting day will take place in mid-February 2022, the date will be confirmed soon.
If you’re interested in volunteering to join the Tiny Forest Keeper Team, or if you’d like to find out more, email our Making Space for Nature team: [email protected]
Find out more about the work our Making Space for Nature team is doing here.