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Birds On The Edge Update 2015

The team has been back to Mourier valley recently to evaluate any losses and also to complete the planting of 100 Sweet chestnuts that arrived finally after a brief embargo on imports. Having scoured both sides of the valley checking every plant, we were especially pleased to only count 26 losses, from a total count […]

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Lieutenant Governor Plants rare Eucylyptus

Last wednesday (Dec 3rd) our patron H.E. The Lieutenant Governor General Sir John McColl KCB CBE DSO and his wife, Gene, kindly agreed to plant a rare Eucylyptus (Euclayptus Scoparia) in our Arboretum at Val de la Mare. Thankfully the weather was kind which enabled a good turnout of current members as well as the […]

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Le Rocquier School plans tree planting.

Our Arboricultural Officer Conrad Evans was recently helping a Le Rocquier School member of staff with ideas about how best to plan a tree planting scheme. This knowledge was going to be taken back into the classroom and used with some students to plan some tree planting. It’s great to see such practical knowledge, which […]

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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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Education Workshop goes to Rouge Bouillon

Our Education Officer will be visiting Rouge Bouillon School on October 21st when he’ll be delivering workshops to the Year 4 pupils encouraging them to think more positively about trees and to learn about the many differences there are between different species.

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Count down to planting season 2013/14

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 […]

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Active members get out and about!

A members’ only event was blessed with ideal weather for a guided walk around private gardens at Cap Verde. The site is home to several national champion specimen trees. The Association wishes to extend its grateful thanks to Mrs Ansell Hawkins for making such a wonderful afternoon possible. A members’ trip is leaving the Island this month […]

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Jersey Bat Group Walk 11th May Val de la Mare

A great opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the environment whilst learning something new about local wildlife. Have you ever wondered what a bat sounds like? What they eat? Where they live? If they really are as blind as people say? If you answer yes to any of these questions, then the Jersey Bat Group […]

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Jersey’s Alder Collection

In a meadow which borders the Corbiere Walk in St Brelade is the island’s finest collection of alder trees. Approximately 60 trees from a number of different Alnus species form a unique collection in Jersey which was awarded National Plant Collection status by the National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens (NCCPG) in 1991. The […]

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Jersey Tree Register

Have you ever wondered which are Jersey’s finest trees? If you have, then you will be pleased to learn that the answer to that question is held in a long list of trees held by Jersey Trees for Life some of which will be highligted on this website in the coming months. About 15 trees […]

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