Here we go again, the annual cycle of planting! For the next 4-5 months we’ll be out and about planting as many trees and hedgerows as possible, until april 2018. This winter we’ve brought in ready approx. 7,500 trees and hedgerow whips, all native, and are hoping to have them all in their new homes […]
We will be participating at the JSPCA Christmas Fair at the Animal Shelter, 89 St Saviour Road, on Sunday 3rd December – Open from 11:00am until 4:00pm where you can buy our new Christmas cards designed by Lauren Radley – amongst other things!
Phase one of the Tree Survey is now complete! All public trees situated along and inside the ring road of St.Helier have now been surveyed, a total of 745! Tallest tree(s): Poplar Aspen (Populas tremula) 26 metres- located in the grounds of Springfield Stadium. Widest tree (trunk): London Plane (Platinus x Hispanica) 1.3m- located in […]
We were recently joined by an enthusiastic team of volunteers from HSBC (expats team) who very kindly helped us with one of our ongoing projects at our Arboretum at Val de la Mare. The team of twelve were escorted to our newly created Chinese Zone where they undertook a varied list of important tasks; Weeding […]
Hello and welcome to Jersey Trees for Life. Formerly Jersey Men of the Trees, we are a registered charity in Jersey providing protection, care, and education for and about trees on our island. We provide educational services to schools and organisations, plan and manage environmental care schemes including volunteer work, and provide expert advice on […]
More than 500 town trees have been recorded in the town street survey – the first of its kind in Jersey! Jersey Trees for Life volunteers have counted between 500-700 trees on public streets within the ring road of St Helier and St Saviour over the past three months. Weekly recordings using the Collector App […]
Some of the team at Santander came and helped us – and made a really cool video while they were there!
We were joined by a hardy group of volunteers from Natwest recently at our Arboretum in St.Peter. Eleven people made it to Val de la Mare and, after the customary safety brief plus an outline of the days work ahead, set about the first of the many tasks required. The group coped well with the […]
Thoughtful little video courtesy of the JEP
The CCA Gallery in Hill Street is hosting an exhibition of several artist’s work including some recent pieces by Graham Bannister, who’s contribution is inspired by his love for Jersey and it’s trees. We have an opening reception on the evening of November 3rd for JTfL members, invitations for which will be included with the […]
Once again we were joined by the fantastic team at Investec for two days last week to help with various woodland management jobs at both Hazels Wood and our Arboretum at Val de la Mare. The first day, at Hazels Wood (near the old shell garden), was spent removing all the old tree shelters from […]