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Success for our first Duke of Edinburgh award student!

We’re very proud to announce the successful completion of our first Duke of Edinburgh award student, Jamie Jackson. Jamie joined us in May this year as part of his Bronze award, the core aim being to expand his knowledge of the environment learning new skills along the way. Jamie always worked hard and to a […]

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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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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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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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Le Rocquier School plans tree planting.

Our Arboricultural Officer Conrad Evans was recently helping a Le Rocquier School member of staff with ideas about how best to plan a tree planting scheme. This knowledge was going to be taken back into the classroom and used with some students to plan some tree planting. It’s great to see such practical knowledge, which […]

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Forgotten Forest Answers to Information Board Questions

If you’ve gone round the Forgotten Forest and tried to answer the questions on the information boards in each zone, well done! Here are the answers: Australasian Zone: A koala eats the leaves of eucalyptus trees. They could not live in Jersey as the island does not provide the correct habitat or climate for these animals. […]

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Family Walks this Autumn

A series of three walks has been organised by the Association for the benefit of families this autumn. The locations for the walks have been chosen with children in mind in the hope that they will enjoy their experiences and come to appreciate native woodlands more. All walks will be led by our Education Officer, Michel […]

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Jersey Bat Group Walk 11th May Val de la Mare

A great opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the environment whilst learning something new about local wildlife. Have you ever wondered what a bat sounds like? What they eat? Where they live? If they really are as blind as people say? If you answer yes to any of these questions, then the Jersey Bat Group […]

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Secondary school workshops at Val de la Mare

Jersey Trees for Life and Jersey Water are offering all secondary schools the opportunity to send their students on a free workshop at Val de la Mare. On arrival the students will be given a walk through the Forgotten Forest learning about the importance of trees in their native habitats and their ability to influence clean […]

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Free School Workshops 2013

Jersey Trees for Life is the Island’s only charity dedicated exclusively to the promotion and protection of trees. Part of its mission is to educate the Island’s community about the importance of our trees. Across the globe there is increasing awareness about how important trees are for the global environment. We would be delighted to assist or lead activities which will highlight these most vital living […]

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