Adelina Wood 10th Anniversary Celebrations

This weekend sees Jersey Trees for Life celebrate Adelina Wood’s 10th Anniversary. Many members and supporters have already indicated their intention to join the celebrations. The charity is delighted to thank one of its member’s, Frank Falle, who will be on hand to talk about Oak Apple Day. Oak Apple Day was an English public […]

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Mourier Valley Project Begins!

The Birds On The Edge project at Mourier valley is underway with the aim of planting over one thousand native tree and shrub species. Species include Oak, Hazel, Elder as well as Hawthorn and Blackthorn. Unfortunately, due to a temporary ban on importing sweet chestnut we were unable to plant any at the time, however […]

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Hedgerow Campaign – 2014 Update Week 2

The planting of trees & hedging is progressing in Grouville. Corridors are being planted for the squirrel population so they can enjoy free movement from the Le Catillon area in the east to Grand Vaux in the west. This week 516 whips were added, there being about another 400 to plant to complete the project […]

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New Sponsor for Australasian and Conifer Zones at Val de la Mare

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 […]

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New Project – Mourier Valley

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 […]

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Forgotten Forest Answers to Information Board Questions

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. […]

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Thank You!

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 […]

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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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