ENDANGERED CONIFERS OF THE WORLD by DAN LUSCOMBE AND MARTIN GARDNER Dan and Martin are renowned experts on conifers. We’re thrilled that they have offered to share their knowledge with us in Jersey. Whilst here, they’ll be visiting the Val de la Mare Arboretum and we very much look forward to hearing their advice and […]
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The Birds On The Edge project at Mourier valley is underway with the aim of planting over one thousand native tree and shrub species. Species include Oak, Hazel, Elder as well as Hawthorn and Blackthorn. Unfortunately, due to a temporary ban on importing sweet chestnut we were unable to plant any at the time, however […]
Jersey Trees for Life will be planting a new woodland in Le Mourier Valley this winter. In conjunction with the “Birds on the Edge” project to help restore Jersey’s coastal habitats, a mix of native trees and shrubs will form an extension to existing woodland in the valley on the cotils north-east and west of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Association is delighted to inform its members that the date for the Annual General Meeting is confirmed as Tuesday July 16th. The venue will be Les Charrieres Country Hotel; the meeting will be preceded by a members’ walk in the surrounding country lanes and followed by a dinner. Details will be sent out with the newsletter. Wednesday 4th December is confirmed […]
We are delighted that two leading arboricultural experts are to be visiting Jersey this spring: Owen Johnson, former Chief Recorder of “TROBI” (the Tree Register of the British Isles), and Tony Russell, former Head Forester at Westonbirt Arboretum. Owen, who has visited the island before, is very much looking forward to seeing the Forgotten Forest once more to witness at first […]
Ways to Support Trees for Life
Adopt a Tree
Celebration or Memorial Tree Adoption
For celebrations, commemorations, or memorials you now have the opportunity to adopt one of the major trees at The Forgotten Forest Arboretum.
Report a Tree Protector
We have been planting trees in Jersey for years and we often get reports of tree protectors not degrading as they should over time. If you see one that is clinging to its tree and refusing to give up please let us know. Drop us an email with the location and we'll get it removed.