Barnet Environmental Project Tiny Forest.

Helping to create new habitats for wildlife please register


Location
Junction of A406 and Falloden Way opposite Edge Hill Avenue
Green Space south of junction
London
N3 3JL
Date and time
10:30 - 12:15
Wednesday, 31st of August 2022

You are registered on this group if you are interested in what’s happening at the Tiny Forest Barnet.

I will send out emails every so often to remind you about what is happening.

If you want to know more or seek clarification please ring me on (07768) 353108.

Planting completed on the 24th of February with the help of Earthwatch, Barnet Council and most importantly lots of local people.

Thank you to those who have helped support the Tiny Forest creation. Now it’s time to support it through it’s early stages of life.

This will involve regular activities through the calendar year. Looking to engage the local community with citizen science and other environmental activities.

The agreed location is Henlys corner junction of A406 and the Finchley Road

Here is a precise what3words address, made of 3 random words. Every 3 metre square in the world has its own unique what3words address.

///added.pink.opens https://w3w.co/added.pink.opens

A Tiny Forest is a dense and rapidly growing native woodland in a small area. It will provide a protected habitat for wildlife, capture carbon, filter the air of harmful particulates and reduce flooding and soil loss.

Besides these important local effects, it is symbolic of our need to protect our wider environment and it is hoped it will provide an education and emotional engagement of our community. It’s also something that we will have to physically nurture as a group. Its a great fit for Goodgym!

These initiatives are gaining popularity across the UK, with organisations like EarthWatch and The Conservation Volunteers getting involved.

If you have ideas about how to promote this planting to the community please also get in touch. We want schools, community groups, artisans, news media and others to get involved.

Thanks to Daniel Mermelstein for introducing the idea to Goodgym Barnet.


How are you getting there?

Meet at the task
I will make my own way to the task
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Who's going

  • Beth Sawyer
  • Amy Bovington
  • Lutfir Hamzam
  • Peter O'Neill
  • Cassandra
  • Judith Milling
  • Clay Kelly
  • Emma Warren
  • Alex Cameron-Smith
  • Simone
  • Ciara
  • Jenny
  • Barnet runner
  • Karen
  • Maja Jeremic
  • Peter
  • Barnet runner
  • Fiona
  • Jessica
  • Richard Smith
  • Daniel Mermelstein
  • Teresa
  • Kirsten Shoraka
  • Vicky
  • Kat
  • Andras Szabo
  • Islington runner
  • Manish
  • Jody goldman
  • Harry House
  • Sally
  • Penny Salman
  • Vicky Sirwani
  • Avital Wittenberg
  • Paul Salman

Discussion

Donna Cohen
Donna Cohen
Sunday November 14th, 2021 22:45

Looking forward!

Paul Salman
Paul Salman
Saturday December 11th, 2021 08:14

Please check out the email just sent particularly interested in schools that might be interested to be involved.

Daniel Mermelstein
Daniel Mermelstein
Sunday January 2nd, 2022 15:16

It's great to have got it to this point! Really looking forward to planting day!

Paul Salman
Paul Salman
Friday February 4th, 2022 06:58

Come this Sunday from 2.30 (8th Feb )say hello see the site. Let’s talk about planting and caring for our local environment. Bring a friend you don’t need to be a GG member.

https://www.goodgym.org/happenings/environmental-project-preparation-and-visit-to-the-tiny-forest-site-77301e34-bfb8-4851-9080-b32a60e8e037

2. Get involved with tree keeping ( on going care)

As you know, we're gearing up to plant a Tiny Forest near Mutton Brook (https://what3words.com/went.give.torn) on February 24th. That will be 600 trees!

But after we're done on the day, the Tiny Forest will need lots of TLC. That is what Tree Keepers are for!

Earthwatch has put together the attached flier about what being a Tree Keeper entails (basically a bit of litter picking, weeding and taking measurements for scientific research, among other fun things to keep you out and about!) and why it is such an important role.

Hopefully some of you will be interested in joining us as tree keepers of the Tiny Forest at Mutton Brook.

If you think this is of interest, Earthwarch are also organising an introductory webinar about it next week. It is open to all.

Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2022 4:30-5:30 pm

Link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/becoming-a-tiny-forests-tree-keeper-teaser-tickets-256118155297

Do let us know if you think this might be for you!

Paul Salman
Paul Salman
Wednesday February 23rd, 2022 08:45

Thank you for signing up to support a tiny Forest in Barnet. Your enthusiasm to signup was an important motivation for getting the council to engage with the idea .One of the most environmentally friendly things you can do in your own backyard. After over a year it will finally happen, unfortunately it is on a weekday, when most people will struggle to attend. If there is any chance you can attend it is tomorrow please see link to sign up. https://www.goodgym.org/happenings/tiny-forest-tree-planting-confirmed

If you want to come and see it we will be visiting in the evening for a group run please see a link.

https://www.goodgym.org/happenings/tiny-forest-barnet-henley-s-corner

thanks again and if I can help in any way to support this anywhere else in the uk please get in touch.

Keep moving and doing good!

Paul Salman
Paul Salman
Thursday June 16th, 2022 20:08

Thanks for continuing your interest in tiny forest Barnet. We like to think that the Tiny Forest is not just about the planting but the engagement in the local community. A great legacy and a science project about planting forests. With this in mind Earthwatch scientists are returning to answer questions and show us how to take measurements for national comparisons. Save the 29th of June if you can. I hope you can try and join us as it’s possible your Employer I will give you time off for community and charitable projects. Please sign up if you hope to come.

Paul Salman
Paul Salman
Friday June 17th, 2022 11:56

Next event science day on the 29th of June. Please sign up here https://www.goodgym.org/happenings/meet-the-wildlife-at-barnet-tiny-forest.

Paul Salman
Paul Salman
Thursday July 14th, 2022 07:30

Urgent watering is required during this heat wave to give the forest a chance. Join us tonight or whenever you get an opportunity. It’s a two minute walk with a bucket!

https://www.goodgym.org/happenings/tiny-forest-barnet-urgent-watering-f4a9ec9f-d51d-4d36-95e1-c8f43df5c624

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Location
Junction of A406 and Falloden Way opposite Edge Hill Avenue
Green Space south of junction
London
N3 3JL
Date and time
10:30 - 12:15
Wednesday, 31st of August 2022
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Junction of A406 and Falloden Way opposite Edge Hill Avenue
Green Space south of junction
London
N3 3JL

The agreed location is Henlys corner junction of A406 and the Finchley Road Here is a precise what3words address, made of 3 random words. Every 3 metre square in the world has its own unique what3words address.


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