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Links with Probation and After-Care maintained and welcomed.

Adelina Wood recently received some tender loving care as summer started to draw to a close. The Probation and After Care service, with which Jersey Trees for Life has had a long and productive partnership, deployed a team to assist in the strimming of areas around the 100+ trees in the woodland. During the summer, […]

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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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Family and Community Walks Announced

We’re running two walks for members, friends and supporters this autumn. The first, at 1030 on Sunday 12th October, will be a tour of the Forgotten Forest at Val de la Mare. Hopefully the ‘autumn fall’ colours will be a wonderful sight, particularly in the American zones. Walkers will meet in the upper car park […]

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Val de la Mar ZONE NEWS UPDATE – August 2014

All Zones • A final cut / mow is to be made of the entire arboretum. • The verification of the specimens is ongoing zone by zone. When sufficient trees have been identified individual tree labels will be commissioned thanks to sponsorship by Jersey Electricity and the relationship with Le Rocquier School. • The current […]

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Solemn news on European forests

Europe’s forests have experienced increased disturbances throughout the 20th Century from wind, bark beetles and wildfires, a study has shown. A team of European-based scientists identified climatic changes as a “key driver behind this increase”. However, they added, how the expected continuation of climate change would affect Europe’s forests in the future remained unresolved. Read […]

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Birds On The Edge Project Update August 2014

Our hardy team has been back to Mourier Valley with their strimmers intent on taming the abundance of bracken that could threaten the successful future growth of the approx. 1000 tree whips and hedglings planted earlier this year. The steep-sided valley has been quite challenging throughout the planting project and strimming has been just as […]

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JTFL collaborates with Birds on the Edge to plant in Le Mourier Valley

We’re delighted to announce that we have been involved in planting which will have a beneficial effect on the Island’s bird population in years to come. Conrad Evan’s our Arboricultural Officer had explained: “To provide as much as possible in the way of nectar, fruit and habitat to the north coast birds & mammals 1,200 […]

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Summer 2014 latest education news

In the last few weeks Jersey Trees for Life’s Education Officer has carried out workshops for several Island schools: Trinity, Bel Royal and St Lawrence. The sessions were at various locations including Bel Royal School, Jersey Trees for Life’s community woodland Adelina Wood and the charity’s major project, the Forgotten Forest at Val de la […]

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