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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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Adelina Wood 10th Anniversary Celebrations

This weekend sees Jersey Trees for Life celebrate Adelina Wood’s 10th Anniversary. Many members and supporters have already indicated their intention to join the celebrations. The charity is delighted to thank one of its member’s, Frank Falle, who will be on hand to talk about Oak Apple Day. Oak Apple Day was an English public […]

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Mourier Valley Project Begins!

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 […]

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New Project – Mourier Valley

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 […]

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