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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H.E. The Lieutenant Governer Visit to Val de la Mar

Our patron, H.E. The Lieutenant Governor, General Sir John McColl KCB, CBE, DSO. has kindly agreed to plant a tree in the Arboretum on Wednesday December 3rd. This planting will celebrate the addition of several rare tree species, including the Dorrigo White Gum and the Wallangarra White Gum which will be the only examples in Europe. The occasion coincides […]

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Going on holiday to England…….?

If so, you may wish to see if you’ll be heading near this collection of England’s finest trees www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-29739284

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Education activities take place at various locations

Last month we held educational activities in several locations. School groups from St Lawrence and Bel Royal visited the Val de la Mare Arboretum, a group from Trinity School asked us to work with them on a project looking at changes throughout the seasons at Adelina Wood and First Tower School asked us to carry […]

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JTFL in landmark tree maintenance

We’re proud to be working with the Parish of St Peter to carry out some ‘tlc’ on one of the landmark trees in the parish. The long admired plane tree near the newly installed monument to the historically famous ‘local boy’, Sir George de Carteret, is to receive a gentle crown raise. At the same […]

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KPMG volunteers join us on our Hedgerow Campaign.

We were most grateful this week to receive the enthusiastic support from the team at KPMG. Ten of them dutifully turned up to help sickle back undergrowth in St.Clements as part of our ongoing Hedgerow campaign. All of them got stuck in for the day exceeding expectations, resulting in a large swathe of hedgerow complete […]

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Rawlinson & Hunter help maintain The Forgotten Forest

The Elm Trial Zone at the Forgotten Forest looks well cared for at the moment. Recently the zone’s sponsors (launch sponsors for the whole project), Rawlinson & Hunter, organised a group consisting of staff, family and friends to carry out maintenance tasks within the zone. A representative from JTFL commented: “It’s fabulous to see the […]

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Links with Probation and After-Care maintained and welcomed.

Adelina Wood recently received some tender loving care as summer started to draw to a close. The Probation and After Care service, with which Jersey Trees for Life has had a long and productive partnership, deployed a team to assist in the strimming of areas around the 100+ trees in the woodland. During the summer, […]

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Le Rocquier School plans tree planting.

Our Arboricultural Officer Conrad Evans was recently helping a Le Rocquier School member of staff with ideas about how best to plan a tree planting scheme. This knowledge was going to be taken back into the classroom and used with some students to plan some tree planting. It’s great to see such practical knowledge, which […]

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Radisson Blu staff help to maintain newly planted hedgerows

The Association is delighted that staff from the hotel on Jersey’s waterfront continue to offer valuable help and support to care for the Island’s environment. Towards the end of summer, 9 of the hotel’s staff joined our team to clear the young tree and hedging whips from bracken and other weeds to maximise their chances […]

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