Join part of the national Big Climate Fightback campaign by planting trees with us at the Young People’s Forest. 

Be part of the solution! Join the Woodland Trust’s Big Climate Fightback and together we can get 50 million more trees in the ground across the UK.

Trees are a natural way to help combat the climate crisis – we just need more of them.

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.

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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:  Saturday 12 March. 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 their mess picked up and removed.
  • Access: This event is on unsurfaced and uneven ground meaning it is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Parking: Pay and display parking is avialble 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. 

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