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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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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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Normans join our Hedgerow Campaign

Normans presented Jersey Trees for Life with a cheque for £1,750 and 10 new spades for the Jersey Hedgerow Campaign. Staff from Normans assisted Jersey Trees for Life in the planting of 240 trees on hedgerows near Five Oaks during three sessions. Over the 3 days over 40 staff were involved as part of their 175th year […]

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Volunteers from Normans join us on our Hedgerow Campaign

As part of their 175th anniversary celebrations, the staff from Normans have decided to join us as part of our on-going Hedgerow Campaign. Over three weekends, a broad cross-section of employees  together with their children, braved the elements to plant 175 various native species of hedgerow and tree whips (one for each year that Normans […]

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Jersey Conservation Volunteers Planting Day Feb 2015

Over 30 volunteers from the Jersey Conservation Group joined us recently to help plant a triple hedgerow of over 450 whips as well as various trees. The weather was fortunately on our side and all who attended put in an admirable shift, after which we were all treated to some home-made cakes and tea/coffee. The […]

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Radisson Blu staff help to maintain newly planted hedgerows

The Association is delighted that staff from the hotel on Jersey’s waterfront continue to offer valuable help and support to care for the Island’s environment. Towards the end of summer, 9 of the hotel’s staff joined our team to clear the young tree and hedging whips from bracken and other weeds to maximise their chances […]

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RBSI volunteers help our Hedgerow Campaign.

A team of five from RBSI bravely toiled the elements when they joined us for a day on our Hedgerow Campaign in St.Clements. After an initial briefing and overview, gloves and sickles were issued and we all set off into the undergrowth. It turned out to be a fine day and the team worked beyond […]

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