Join us at our second tree planting event of 2022. Help us bring new life to the Young People's Forest. Get muddy giving saplings a new home.

There will be music playing and everyone under 21 will get a voucher for a drink and snack. Further refreshments are available to buy for those over 21.

Planting trees is wonderful for our wellbeing, and we’ll have tips and techniques to share to engage with the natural environment and improve our mindfulness.

Follow the Young People's Forest on for more events and how to get involved. 

Don't forget

Please dress appropriately for the weather and for grassed fields.

If you have a spade, please bring it with you but we will have a number of spades available for you.

When and where

  • Date:  Sunday 30 January. 10.00am – 12.00pm or 1.00pm – 3.00pm.
  • Price: Free, but donations to support the management of our woodlands are welcome.
  • Location: Tree planting is taking place on the Smalley side of the Young People’s Forest (Heanor Road, Smalley, DE7 6DW) - which is a 25-minute walk from the car park Shipley Country Park (DE75 7GX). What3Words location:///hiring.history.spaceship
  • Dogs: Dogs are not encouraged. Any dogs present MUST be kept on leads and please clean up after your dog and take any waste home with you.
  • Access: This event is on unsurfaced and uneven ground meaning it is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Parking: Pay and display parking is available at Shipley Country Park, DE75 7GX.
  • Public Transport: The H1 bus stops 5-10 minutes gentle walk from where we’re planting, in Smalley.

How to book

Booking is essential. Please visit the Mead Eventbrite page to book. 

For further information email

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