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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The planting of trees & hedging is progressing in Grouville. Corridors are being planted for the squirrel population so they can enjoy free movement from the Le Catillon area in the east to Grand Vaux in the west. This week 516 whips were added, there being about another 400 to plant to complete the project […]
As disappointing as the end of summer and the shortening day length is to many, here at Jersey Trees for Life the seasonal signs all around us point to just one thing – the impending arrival of the planting season. This will begin in earnest at the beginning of December. Keep visiting back to find […]
In total 7,010 tree and hedging whips were planted as part of the Jersey Hedgerow Campaign in the 2010/2011 planting season. This equates to 5.3 km (3.3 miles) of new or restored hedgerows in Jersey. Jersey Trees for Life planted a total of 9,629 tree and hedging whips in all projects during the planting season. […]
Tree Planting season is usually during the cold months when trees are dormant.
This is an old plan but makes up part of the archive and record of work we have accomplished in the Hedgerow campaign.