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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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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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Get snappy!

Jersey Trees for Life is delighted to confirm full prize details and rules for the photographic competition being run with Guernsey Men of the Trees and supporters RUBiS. RUBiS.TreesforLife. Photographic Rules Closing date for entries is September 20th. Please register by sending an email to education@jerseytreesforlife.org

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Education activities take place at various locations

Last month we held educational activities in several locations. School groups from St Lawrence and Bel Royal visited the Val de la Mare Arboretum, a group from Trinity School asked us to work with them on a project looking at changes throughout the seasons at Adelina Wood and First Tower School asked us to carry […]

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Family Walks this Autumn

A series of three walks has been organised by the Association for the benefit of families this autumn. The locations for the walks have been chosen with children in mind in the hope that they will enjoy their experiences and come to appreciate native woodlands more. All walks will be led by our Education Officer, Michel […]

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