Author Archive | Robin H

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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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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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