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Birds On The Edge St.Ouens pond (phase one)

As part of the ongoing Birds On The Edge project and in conjunction with one of our core aims to restore and protect Jersey’s hedgerows for the benefit of the Islands’ biodiversity, we have been planting new hedgerows near St.Ouens pond. This particular project, commisioned by the National Trust, will be undertaken in phases, this […]

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Birds On The Edge Update 2015

The team has been back to Mourier valley recently to evaluate any losses and also to complete the planting of 100 Sweet chestnuts that arrived finally after a brief embargo on imports. Having scoured both sides of the valley checking every plant, we were especially pleased to only count 26 losses, from a total count […]

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Birds On The Edge Project Update August 2014

Our hardy team has been back to Mourier Valley with their strimmers intent on taming the abundance of bracken that could threaten the successful future growth of the approx. 1000 tree whips and hedglings planted earlier this year. The steep-sided valley has been quite challenging throughout the planting project and strimming has been just as […]

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JTFL collaborates with Birds on the Edge to plant in Le Mourier Valley

We’re delighted to announce that we have been involved in planting which will have a beneficial effect on the Island’s bird population in years to come. Conrad Evan’s our Arboricultural Officer had explained: “To provide as much as possible in the way of nectar, fruit and habitat to the north coast birds & mammals 1,200 […]

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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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Branchage Campaign – Best Practice Guidelines 2019

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. They have conducted training and produced new Guidelines which are progressively being adopted and hopefully they will become the V1 […]

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Amphitheatre at Val de la Mare Arboretum

We’ve been keeping it quiet but due to a loose comment on Facebook today I thought I’d publish some information about our Amphitheatre Project at Val de la Mare. The amphitheatre idea came from seeing the geography at the foot of the valley leading to the new Chinese section lending itself perfectly as a natural […]

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Last Volunteer session with Investec Sept 2018

With a mixture of both gratitude and sadness, we hosted our last volunteer session with the team from Investec recently. They very kindly sponsored a hedgerow planting close to St.Ouens pond and have been an integral part of its planting and maintenance for the last three years. The project was initially proposed to work in […]

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Investec join us again!

The team from Investec came out in force to help us plant another section of hedgerow in conjunction with our work with the Birds On The Edge project. Having marked out the area with bamboo canes previously, the crew set about digging holes in preparation for the various natives species of hedging to be planted. […]

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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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Jersey Ring Road Tree Survey

Media Release Wednesday 18th October 2017 More than 500 town trees recorded in a town street survey – the first of its kind in Jersey Jersey Trees for Life volunteers have counted between 500-700 trees on public streets within the ring road of St Helier and St Saviour over the past three months. Weekly recordings using […]

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