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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Activities: Would you save a tree?

Should you save a tree? The Mayor of Treedwell is keen to cut down an old tree to make room for more housing. Do you think the tree should be chopped down, or do you think the tree should be saved? In order to decide, you’ll need to think about how important the tree is. […]

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Adopt a tree (and other things to do outside)

As many of us have more time on our hands for a while here are some more things that you and your children may enjoy doing together: Making maps? Nature photography? Adopt a tree? Click on the button below for some new ideas.. And if you’d like you can tell us about how you get […]

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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 & 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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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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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

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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