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Bailiff announced joint patron

The Bailiff, Mr. William Bailhache, a keen supporter of our hedgerow campaign, has very kindly accepted our invitation to become joint patron of Jersey Trees for Life.

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JEP Pride of Jersey Environmentalist of the year

The JEP’s “Pride of Jersey” awards are upon us and we are hoping for a mention in the “Environmentalists of the Year” category for our work on the hedgerow campaign which has such an effect on so many aspects of the environment – so if you are participating this year, and want to support us […]

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Tree Protection

A subject that we feel needs to be addressed is that of tree protection in the law. Currently the law in Jersey relating to tree protection is quite inadequate and the resource and motivation to uphold what is in place is lacking. We shall be lobbying for improvements to these and working towards a greater […]

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Arboretum to be candlelit for Adopt a Tree Launch

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 […]

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Mourier Valley Planting (in numbers)

2013 / 2014 Planting: 725 trees planted: Common Oak: 350 Sweet Chestnut: 250 Wild Cherry: 100 Scots Pine: 25 Under storey – total 475 planted: Hawthorn: 225 Hazel: 100 Elder:25 Rowan:25 Crab Apple:25 Dog Rose:50 Common Sallow:25 In total 1,200 items planted.

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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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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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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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