Secondary school workshops at Val de la Mare

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 […]

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AGM and Christmas Lunch dates confirmed.

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 […]

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Volunteer work in Jersey

Our launch sponsor for the Val de la Mare Arboretum – Forgotten Forest – project, R&H Trust Co. (Jersey) Ltd. is sending two teams of staff to help maintain their Elm Trial zone in the Arboretum. We look forward to welcoming them on 18th May and again on 8th June. Waitrose St Helier staff recently (late […]

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Free School Workshops 2013

Jersey Trees for Life is the Island’s only charity dedicated exclusively to the promotion and protection of trees. Part of its mission is to educate the Island’s community about the importance of our trees. Across the globe there is increasing awareness about how important trees are for the global environment. We would be delighted to assist or lead activities which will highlight these most vital living […]

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Val de la Mare Reservoir Jersey

Val de la Mare Reservoir Empty

Although the views of Val de la Mare are always stunning, and there have been times when the water level has been very low, it is a long time since anyone has seen the valley quite like this! Maintenance of the structure required the emptying of the dam during 2011 which gave us the rare […]

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Esteemed visitors

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 […]

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Rubis Points donation scheme

Jersey Trees for Life are delighted to announce a partnership with RUBiS (Fuel Supplies (C.I.) Limited. In essence, customers of RUBiS are able to donate the loyalty reward points they accumulate to Jersey Trees for Life for the purpose of providing whips to be planted in the Jersey Hedgerow Campaign. We are delighted that RUBiS customers […]

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The 2010/2011 Planting Season in Numbers

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. […]

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Radisson Blu Partnership

The Radisson Blu Hotel in St Helier is the latest organisation to have chosen to support Jersey’s only tree charity. The announcement was made to all those attending the lavish 5th anniversary celebrations on 1st November at the 5th Floor Le Hocq Suite which was suitably adorned with a variety of trees to set the […]

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