Val de la Mare Arboretum A sponsor has recently come forward to fund some re-planting in the Australasian and Conifer Zones. A final audit has been made of the Eucalypts and the like in the Australasian Zone so we know exactly which varieties of tree and shrub we have. Three rare Eucalyptus hybrids are soon […]
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 […]
If you’ve gone round the Forgotten Forest and tried to answer the questions on the information boards in each zone, well done! Here are the answers: Australasian Zone: A koala eats the leaves of eucalyptus trees. They could not live in Jersey as the island does not provide the correct habitat or climate for these animals. […]
to Rawlinson & Hunter staff who volunteered their time last month to come up to the Forgotten Forest and clear some late summer vegetation. Your time and effort was very much appreciated. Thank you! The organisation was the launch sponsor of the Arboretum and continues to sponsor the Elm Trial Zone. To find out how to sponsor […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
A series of three walks has been organised by the Association for the benefit of families this autumn. The locations for the walks have been chosen with children in mind in the hope that they will enjoy their experiences and come to appreciate native woodlands more. All walks will be led by our Education Officer, Michel […]
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 […]
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 […]
The inspiration for Adelina Wood, Mrs Enid Gautier, arranged for a birch tree to be planted in the community woodland on Saturday 6th April 2013 to mark the occasion of the wedding of Joanne and Jonathan Dauny.