OUR PROJECTS

We spend the majority of our time working on core projects. Most of these are ongoing woodland management, with Val de la Mare by far the largest site. The other is the Hedgerow Campaign, which was established in 2007 and has since seen over 50km of new hedgerow planted around the island, yielding a host of environmental benefits.

Alder Collection

Alder Collection

 

In 1991 we planted 18 different species of alder along the valley floor at Seven Oaks in St Brelade, forming a collection unique within the British Isles. The project was in part a response to the impact of Dutch elm disease, with the additional aim of identifying which species are best suited to our climate and soil.

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Adelina Wood

Adelina Wood

This beautiful memorial woodland in St Helier was first planted in 2004, thanks to the generosity of Enid Gautier. Enid wanted to promote tree planting while creating a community area for the nearby residents, in memory of her mother, Adelina. 

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Val de la Mare

Val de la Mare

Val de la Mare Arboretum was created by the Moores family in 1975. Seeds from around the world were carefully sourced and planted, laying the foundations for an incredible arboretum with geographical and genus-based collections from all over the world.           

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Côtil de Vibert

Côtil de Vibert

Côtil de Vibert is a small piece of woodland on the St Mary-St Ouen parish border near Grève de Lecq.

Our aim is to restore the area by replacing the proliferation of non-native species with native trees and plants.

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Hedgerow Campaign

Hedgerow Campaign

Our Hedgerow Campaign has seen over 50km of trees and hedgerow planted since its 2007 inception.

Hedgerows aid biodiversity as an excellent habitat for wildlife. They also reduce soil erosion and provide shelter from wind.

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SUPPORT US TODAY

Volunteering with Jersey Trees for Life is a fantastic way to help your local environment while doing yourself a world of good in the process. It’s good for mind, body and soul. Why not give it a go?

You can also support us by signing up for annual membership, with all proceeds helping us to plant and protect trees, educate the community and become Jersey’s “Voice of the Trees”.