Research Biodiversity Tiny Forests - the next green step for business Get Involved Read: Australian Financial Review Feature The benefits of a forest in the heart of our cities. These small patches of habitat are an oasis for urban biodiversity, a powerhouse for urban cooling, restorative for soil health resourceful carbon sinks, and a wellbeing hub for community to connect with nature. Using an effective planting method involving soil enrichment and a dense planting structure, Tiny Forests grow up to 10 times faster than traditional forests and become up to 100 times more biodiverse than monoculture forests. We believe they can make a real difference in Australia Earthwatch is championing Tiny Forests in Australia, and engaging the local community to help plant, maintain and conduct important research, to better understand the benefits these tiny and mighty forests provide. Join the movement Tiny Forests provide your business with a competitive edge Tiny Forests are your corporate leadership billboard in action against climate change & biodiversity loss. Your partnership will increase our cities climate resilience, aligning with 6 key UN Sustainable Development Goals. We have various partnership and funding options to help you establish a Tiny Forest - get in touch to find out how you can get involved. Get in touch We take care of the process, so you can take care of your business Step 1: Planting We plant dense, fast-growing native bushlands, based on an established forest management method. Step 2: Engaging We engage business and community to cultivate and monitor each forest over time. This connects people with nature and raises awareness of biodiversity loss and climate change. Step 3: Collecting We collect environmental and social data relating to every forest we plant, to assess the benefits they provide over time and between forests. This methodology enables your business to play a part in creating a thriving, climate-resilient city. Get in touch or read our FAQs to learn more Contact Us FAQs We are environmental experts with decades of experience Earthwatch is uniquely positioned to support businesses with their responses to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For decades, we’ve worked with well-known companies around the world from a diverse array of sectors to foster environmental leadership and build a more sustainable future. Earthwatch Global Report 2022Nature-based Solutions for Urban Resilience Earthwatch Australia Report 2021 Let's Scale Up! Urban Greening in the Private Realm: engaging and motivating community We are building on existing success of Tiny Forests in Europe Beginning in the United Kingdom, Earthwatch has planted 149 forests in Europe, bringing together business, public sector and community. Tiny Forest Impact Report 2021 The Australian program will build on this success, and provide new knowledge on Tiny Forests for the Southern Hemisphere. Existing Partners Thank you to our seed funding partners Thank you to our first land partner Sincere thanks to our cross-sector local knowledge partners: Dr Grey Coupland, Murdoch University (WA); Belinda Bean, Greener Spaces Better Places (NSW); Dr John Rayner and Dr Steve Livesley, University of Melbourne (VIC); and Edwina Robinson, The Climate Factory (ACT), Jim Walker, Yiman and Goreng Goreng man, Earthwatch Board Director and Chair Scientific Advisory Committee (Qld).