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Rubis Photo Competition 2016 Now Open

After last year’s great response we are delighted to be working with Rubis again on their annual calendar photograph competition. Trees we Love This year’s title is “Trees we Love” and the criteria is that the photograph must be of, or feature, a tree or trees that have special meaning to you. The photographs can contain […]

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Investec Volunteers lend a hand

We were very fortunate recently to be joined by the team from Investec who are very kindly helping to sponsor us for the next 3 years. Our aim on day 1 was to sickle back undergrowth on a new hedge, planted in april as part of the Birds on the edge project. We didn’t expect […]

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College Gardens tree felled

In answer to concerns about trees felled at former Girl’s College site we have made enquiries and can confirm the following: The Black Poplars were felled some 3 years ago as they had declined in health & vigour & were then considered a liability due to branch drop. Their removal allowed the horse chestnut to […]

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Chinese Zone at Val de la Mare Arboretum – Aerial Views

Part one in our experiment with drone filming to illustrate projects we are working on. This is the Chinese Zone at Val de la Mare, filmed on two occasions, one as we started and then later when some considerable amount of clearing work had been carried out. We’ll be filming again and hopefully end up […]

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Birds On The Edge St.Ouens pond (phase one)

As part of the ongoing Birds On The Edge project and in conjunction with one of our core aims to restore and protect Jersey’s hedgerows for the benefit of the Islands’ biodiversity, we have been planting new hedgerows near St.Ouens pond. This particular project, commisioned by the National Trust, will be undertaken in phases, this […]

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Bellozanne Valley Compensation Planting

The States of Jersey Infrastructure Department (formerly TTS) is having to remove a certain amount of trees and woodland in Bellozanne Valley in order to accommodate an increase in the size of the sewage treatment plant. To replace or mitigate the number and volume of trees that have been lost two major planting schemes have […]

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EASTER MONDAY CHILDREN’S SCAVENGER HUNT

Jersey Trees for Life is planning to help local children learn about some of Jersey’s special trees in the Forgotten Forest Arboretum at Val de la Mare on Easter Monday. All children who take part will be offered a special seasonal treat- a Crème Egg! All families who take part will receive a ‘Trees in […]

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Xylella fastidiosa warning from Department of Environment

A transport and import warning has been shared by Jersey department of environment regarding Xylella fastidiosa, a bacterial pathogen found in parts of Italy and France causing wilts, diebacks, stunts and leaf shorts on a growing number of tree species. Whilst not present in the UK or Channel Islands, greater vigilance and consideration is required […]

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Beech tree at development site P/2014/1012 Grouville

Complaint from Jersey Trees for Life concerning a beech tree at the development site P/2014/1012 Grouville Background There has been a long planning process concerning this site. In 2014 the Parish of Grouville considered the density to be too great, and there to be insufficient parking provision. This was mitigated by a reduction from 4 […]

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