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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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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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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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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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Success for our first Duke of Edinburgh award student!

We’re very proud to announce the successful completion of our first Duke of Edinburgh award student, Jamie Jackson. Jamie joined us in May this year as part of his Bronze award, the core aim being to expand his knowledge of the environment learning new skills along the way. Jamie always worked hard and to a […]

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EASTER MONDAY CHILDREN’S SCAVENGER HUNT

Jersey Trees for Life is planning to help local children learn about some of Jersey’s special trees in the Forgotten Forest Arboretum at Val de la Mare on Easter Monday. All children who take part will be offered a special seasonal treat- a Crème Egg! All families who take part will receive a ‘Trees in […]

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