Author Archive | Robin H

Jersey Ring Road Tree Survey

Tree Survey update..

Phase one of the Tree Survey is now complete! All public trees situated along and inside the ring road of St.Helier have now been surveyed, a total of 745! Tallest tree(s): Poplar Aspen (Populas tremula) 26 metres- located in the grounds of Springfield Stadium. Widest tree (trunk): London Plane (Platinus x Hispanica) 1.3m- located in […]

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HSBC Volunteers help out!

We were recently joined by an enthusiastic team of volunteers from HSBC (expats team) who very kindly helped us with one of our ongoing projects at our Arboretum at Val de la Mare. The team of twelve were escorted to our newly created Chinese Zone where they undertook a varied list of important tasks; Weeding […]

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Jersey Ring Road Tree Survey

Tree Survey has begun!

More than 500 town trees have been recorded in the town street survey – the first of its kind in Jersey! Jersey Trees for Life volunteers have counted between 500-700 trees on public streets within the ring road of St Helier and St Saviour over the past three months. Weekly recordings using the Collector App […]

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Natwest help out Oct 2017

We were joined by a hardy group of volunteers from Natwest recently at our Arboretum in St.Peter. Eleven people made it to Val de la Mare and, after the customary safety brief plus an outline of the days work ahead, set about the first of the many tasks required. The group coped well with the […]

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Investec team join us again!

Once again we were joined by the fantastic team at Investec for two days last week to help with various woodland management jobs at both Hazels Wood and our Arboretum at Val de la Mare. The first day, at Hazels Wood (near the old shell garden), was spent removing all the old tree shelters from […]

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Santander Volunteers return to lend a hand

Another team of keen volunteers from Santander joined us last week to help with some much needed ongoing maintenance work at our Arboretum in Val de la Mare. The team set about clearing brushwood whilst forming Eco-piles which make excellent wildlife habitats. After clearing several sites they moved on to our work shed, giving it […]

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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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