Welcome

Welcome to Jersey Trees for Life. Formerly Jersey Men of the Trees, we are a registered charity in Jersey providing protection, care, and education for and about trees on our island. We provide educational services to schools and organisations, plan and manage environmental care schemes including volunteer work, and provide expert advice on trees and […]

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IVY – GRASPING FOR THE TRUTH

Ivy has been the subject of considerable debate in the press recently so I would like to publish our position and advice on it’s presence on trees.

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Santander Volunteers join us!

We were joined by twelve eager staff from Santander recently to help sickle down the undergrowth on one of our hedgerows. The hedgerow itself was planted last year as part of the Birds On The Edge project near the protected habitat of St.Ouens pond. The team did a fantastic job and all of them put […]

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Investec makes generous donation to JTFL

To mark our 3 year partnership with Investec the Jersey office hands over a cheque for over £9,000! It will be ring-fenced to fund our work of planting hedges in the vicinity of St Ouen’s Pond. They will prove to be vital in creating cover for a range of songbirds attracted to the fields sown […]

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RUBiS Photo Competition 2017 details

Have you got a favourite tree? Take a picture of it for our ‘Trees We Love’ competition and help raise awareness for essential projects in Jersey and Guernsey. The competition is being run jointly by Jersey Trees for Life and Guernsey Trees for Life, supported by RUBiS. You could win a great prize and have […]

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RUBiS Photo Competition 2017 Rules

RUBIS Photo Competition Rules 2017

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New Treasurer for Jersey Trees

We’re very pleased to welcome Greg Bestwick of BestwickRussell Chartered Accountancy practice as our new treasurer. Greg is keenly interested in trees and the environment and as a family man, wanted to give something back to the community.    

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Investec Volunteers return April 2017

Investec Group have been back this week to give our team a helping hand during the planting season. This time we were near St.Ouens pond, an area of significance due to it’s natural bird habitat, as part of the Birds On The Edge Project. As usual, the team got stuck in over two days, managing […]

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RBC Volunteers make a difference

Nearly 40 people, Staff and family, joined us in St.Peter this weekend to help plant trees as part of our ongoing Hedgerow Campaign. Despite some pretty windy conditions it remained dry and sunny helping to keep everyones spirits high. After a good stint digging holes the team set about planting 232 native species of hedgerow […]

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Planting Season 2016/17 begins…

Planting season is upon us, every winter we try to plant as many new hedgerows and trees as possible. So far we have planted nearly a thousand native species in areas in St.Peter and Grouville with much more to come! We’ve also had some volunteer help from Les Amis and the alternative curriculum people, if […]

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