Author Archive | Robin H

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Investec Volunteers return April 2017

Investec Group have been back this week to give our team a helping hand during the planting season. This time we were near St.Ouens pond, an area of significance due to it’s natural bird habitat, as part of the Birds On The Edge Project. As usual, the team got stuck in over two days, managing […]

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RBC Volunteers make a difference

Nearly 40 people, Staff and family, joined us in St.Peter this weekend to help plant trees as part of our ongoing Hedgerow Campaign. Despite some pretty windy conditions it remained dry and sunny helping to keep everyones spirits high. After a good stint digging holes the team set about planting 232 native species of hedgerow […]

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Planting Season 2016/17 begins…

Planting season is upon us, every winter we try to plant as many new hedgerows and trees as possible. So far we have planted nearly a thousand native species in areas in St.Peter and Grouville with much more to come! We’ve also had some volunteer help from Les Amis and the alternative curriculum people, if […]

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Environment Dept. Volunteers Day Planting Dec 2016

The annual volunteer day organised by Julia from the Environment Dept. took place last weekend to help plant 4 x hedgerows as part of our ongoing Hedgerow Campaign. Despite the sudden onset of mist, around 20 volunteers turned up, spades in hand. After a thorough briefing and demo from our resident arboriculturist Conrad Evans, they […]

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Investec Volunteers Oct ’16

As one of our much needed sponsors for the next three years, the team from Investec returned for two days of sickling, snedding and eco-piling. Day one started near St.Ouens pond where we recently planted 620 various native hedgerow species as part of the Birds On The Edge project, the team set a cracking pace […]

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KPMG Volunteers make a difference.

As part of KPMG’s annual ‘make a difference day’, we were pleased to be chosen as one of this years recipients! A total of thirteen enthusiastic volunteers turned up on a fine summers day to help with our ongoing Hedgerow Campaign. Our mission was to sickle back all the overgrown invasive weeds which were smothering […]

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Investec Volunteers lend a hand

We were very fortunate recently to be joined by the team from Investec who are very kindly helping to sponsor us for the next 3 years. Our aim on day 1 was to sickle back undergrowth on a new hedge, planted in april as part of the Birds on the edge project. We didn’t expect […]

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Birds On The Edge St.Ouens pond (phase one)

As part of the ongoing Birds On The Edge project and in conjunction with one of our core aims to restore and protect Jersey’s hedgerows for the benefit of the Islands’ biodiversity, we have been planting new hedgerows near St.Ouens pond. This particular project, commisioned by the National Trust, will be undertaken in phases, this […]

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Forgotten forest activity update

“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 […]

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