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 […]
The JEP’s “Pride of Jersey” awards are upon us and we are hoping for a ...
Adelina Wood celebrated it’s 10th Birthday in 2014
Fern clearance and native tree replanting in conjunction with Birds on the Edge
This planting season’s Jersey Hedgerow Campaign (JHC) is focused on providing wildlife corridors for the ...
Tree Planting season is usually during the cold months when trees are dormant.
“JTFL was recently pleased to supervise a group of 15 Scouts from the 6th Manton Pack who gave up 2 hours of their time to work in the woods. They performed a number of very useful environmental tasks such as weeded out seedling sycamore trees, heading back hog weed seed head to prevent them spreading […]
Plant Survey of Val de la Mare. The arboretum is a new woodland and therefore does not contain many ancient woodland plant species. Ruscus aculeatus Butchers-broom however is present, a good indicator of a healthy woodland. Spring flowering bulbs Hyacinthoides non-scripta Bluebell and Galanthus nivalis Snowdrop will hopefully increase as more undergrowth clearance takes place. […]
A total of 44 rare and endangered trees has been planted in order to restock the Arboretum. The Lieutenant-Governor planted the first tree in December 2014 in the Australasian Zone. The other trees planted this Spring were supplied by a Eucalyptus specialist John Purse, the Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh & Bedgebury Pinetum in Kent. Two […]
Normans presented Jersey Trees for Life with a cheque for £1,750 and 10 new spades for the Jersey Hedgerow Campaign. Staff from Normans assisted Jersey Trees for Life in the planting of 240 trees on hedgerows near Five Oaks during three sessions. Over the 3 days over 40 staff were involved as part of their 175th year […]
Our Arboriculturist Conrad Evans has met up with the Jersey Bat Group to erect 10 Kent Bat boxes at the arboretum at Val de la Mare, the aim is to attract more bats and use the boxes as summer roosts.’Many thanks to Conrad for his advice, recommendations and fitting the boxes to the trees’- Jersey […]
We’re delighted to announce that on Saturday 28th March JE CEO Chris Ambler will be planting the last tree of the winter planting at the Arboretum at approximately 5.30pm. We’ll also be launching the new Adopt a Tree scheme. Come along, celebrate the end of winter and join us for a glass of mulled wine […]
As part of their 175th anniversary celebrations, the staff from Normans have decided to join us as part of our on-going Hedgerow Campaign. Over three weekends, a broad cross-section of employees together with their children, braved the elements to plant 175 various native species of hedgerow and tree whips (one for each year that Normans […]
Support Jersey Trees for Life
Simple Donations keep us going and are easy to set up. Just £3 a month will help us greatly to protect and enhance the tree and hedgerow habitats in Jersey. Click here to go to the donations page
OR Adopt a Tree!
A Tree for Life! For celebrations, commemorations, or memorials you now have the opportunity to adopt one of the major trees at The Forgotten Forest Arboretum. Click here for more information