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Alder Collection Spring Clearing

The boys have been very busy the last few days clearing the spring growth in the Alder Collection at St. Brelades. Not a lot is said about the collection, but it has been a JTfL project since 1990 when it was planted to study how well different varieties of Alder flourished in local conditions. For […]

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College Gardens tree felled

In answer to concerns about trees felled at former Girl’s College site we have made enquiries and can confirm the following: The Black Poplars were felled some 3 years ago as they had declined in health & vigour & were then considered a liability due to branch drop. Their removal allowed the horse chestnut to […]

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Chinese Zone at Val de la Mare Arboretum – Aerial Views

Part one in our experiment with drone filming to illustrate projects we are working on. This is the Chinese Zone at Val de la Mare, filmed on two occasions, one as we started and then later when some considerable amount of clearing work had been carried out. We’ll be filming again and hopefully end up […]

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Bellozanne Valley Compensation Planting

The States of Jersey Infrastructure Department (formerly TTS) is having to remove a certain amount of trees and woodland in Bellozanne Valley in order to accommodate an increase in the size of the sewage treatment plant. To replace or mitigate the number and volume of trees that have been lost two major planting schemes have […]

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EASTER MONDAY CHILDREN’S SCAVENGER HUNT

Jersey Trees for Life is planning to help local children learn about some of Jersey’s special trees in the Forgotten Forest Arboretum at Val de la Mare on Easter Monday. All children who take part will be offered a special seasonal treat- a Crème Egg! All families who take part will receive a ‘Trees in […]

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Xylella fastidiosa warning from Department of Environment

A transport and import warning has been shared by Jersey department of environment regarding Xylella fastidiosa, a bacterial pathogen found in parts of Italy and France causing wilts, diebacks, stunts and leaf shorts on a growing number of tree species. Whilst not present in the UK or Channel Islands, greater vigilance and consideration is required […]

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‘Trees We Love’ 2015 Winners Revealed

We’re delighted to announce that the winners of the joint Jersey Trees for Life and Guernsey Trees for Life photographic competition have been revealed. A big thank you to RUBiS for supporting the competition.                   In addition Chris Gorin, Jason Masterman, Jim Leatt and Vicky Warren had […]

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Beech tree at development site P/2014/1012 Grouville

Complaint from Jersey Trees for Life concerning a beech tree at the development site P/2014/1012 Grouville Background There has been a long planning process concerning this site. In 2014 the Parish of Grouville considered the density to be too great, and there to be insufficient parking provision. This was mitigated by a reduction from 4 […]

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Get snappy!

Jersey Trees for Life is delighted to confirm full prize details and rules for the photographic competition being run with Guernsey Men of the Trees and supporters RUBiS. RUBiS.TreesforLife. Photographic Rules Closing date for entries is September 20th. Please register by sending an email to education@jerseytreesforlife.org

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