Have you ever wondered which are Jersey’s finest trees? If you have, then you will be pleased to learn that the answer to that question is held in a long list of trees held by Jersey Trees for Life some of which will be highligted on this website in the coming months. About 15 trees […]
We have been asked about the situation regarding Ash Die back, and for now there is little news. This time of year, without foliage, it is impossible to identify or check for disease. There has been only one case in Jersey so far, amongst a batch of imported trees, and no cases on established trees. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This planting season’s Jersey Hedgerow Campaign (JHC) is focused on providing wildlife corridors for the benefit of the island’s squirrel population in the parishes of St.Saviour and Grouville. We’re delighted that the Countryside Enhancement Scheme has supported us by funding some of this project. We’re also really pleased that staff from Radisson Blu have helped with the planting, as […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ways to Support Trees for Life
Adopt a Tree
Celebration or Memorial Tree Adoption
For celebrations, commemorations, or memorials you now have the opportunity to adopt one of the major trees at The Forgotten Forest Arboretum.
Report a Tree Protector
We have been planting trees in Jersey for years and we often get reports of tree protectors not degrading as they should over time. If you see one that is clinging to its tree and refusing to give up please let us know. Drop us an email with the location and we'll get it removed.