Hello and Welcome

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 […]

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Branchage Campaign – Best Practice Guidelines 2020

The Branchage Campaign has, by gathering stakeholders together, been hugely successful in driving change in branchage practices and with a great deal of effort and dedication by all involved made considerable headway in improving practices. Training has taken place and new Guidelines produced which have been progressively adopted and hopefully they will become the V1 […]

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Jersey trees for life planting hedgerows and trees with St Peters school

St. Peters School hedgerows and trees

Back in March this year we joined St Peters school to plant hedge whips and trees around their school grounds. Every child had the chance to do some planting with Robin and the team and everyone enjoyed the experience. We did an assembly this week to follow up and so we could share more about […]

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Seed calendar jersey trees

Seed Calendar & Collecting Guide

SEED CALENDAR and GUIDELINES Here is our Tree Seed Calendar showing times when trees flower so help pollinators, and when they seed so you can collect seeds. It includes guidelines for educators and goes on to how to germinate and grow trees from seed. More detailed information will be forthcoming soon, but feel free to […]

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Thistleflower jersey pollinator trees for life

Pollinator Project

Search for “Pollinator project” on your computer and take a look. The pollinator project has been successful this year on engaging the community in planting pollinator patches. You can now find really useful information about important trees for pollinators, many of which will be planted as part of our current Jersey Hedgerow Campaign which gets […]

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Jersey trees for life with grouville school tree class

Grouville School

Grouville School Y4 have been very busy learning about trees and thinking about what they mean to them. We had fun sowing some tree seeds and are excited to be taking part in a fostering project after half term. They will be looking after a number of small tree saplings, great for them to have […]

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Jersey trees education programme with Homeschool group

Home School Group Visit to Frances Le Sueur Centre

An enthusiastic group of children visited our headquarters recently from a Home-school group to find out about what trees do for and how important they are for them and the environment. They enjoyed telling me what they knew and enjoyed learning new things, including how to plant tree seeds. They left clutching their newly planted […]

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Cheap Tree Scheme Jersey Buy trees and hedgerow plants


It’s almost planting time again and our Annual Cheap Tree Scheme is running as normal to provide bulk quantities of hedgerow whips and trees. We can also now supply all biodegradable materials such as spirals, tree guards, mulch mats and pegs.

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Jersey Ivy Campaign

New – IVY Campaign poster

Heres’s our new Ivy Campaign poster – feel free to download and print it for your noticeboard or project 🙂 DOWNLOAD FULL SIZE PRINT VERSION PDF Or click on image to download screen version to share. DOWNLOAD A4 PRINTABLE VERSION

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Roy Overland Charitable Trust Woodland & Ecology Grant Fund 2019

Applications for the Roy Overland Charitable Trust Woodland & Ecology Fund are now invited. The Trust offers grants to charities and non-profit groups and organisations for community based ecology and environmental projects. The project need not be only tree based, any project that will help the environment and ecology can be considered. The grants awards […]

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James Averty 2019 charity run St. Malo to Montpelier

800km Run to raise money for Arboretum

A Marathon a day from St. Malo to Montpelier! Ultra marathon-running tree surgeon plans 800km challenge to raise funds for two charities A British tree surgeon living in France is planning to run more than a marathon a day during an 800km charity-run challenge. James Averty, 52, who lives in Brittany, hopes to average 45kms […]

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