Count down to planting season 2013/14

As disappointing as the end of summer and the shortening day length is to many, here at Jersey Trees for Life the seasonal signs all around us point to just one thing – the impending arrival of the planting season. This will begin in earnest at the beginning of December. Keep visiting back to find […]

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Active members get out and about!

A members’ only event was blessed with ideal weather for a guided walk around private gardens at Cap Verde. The site is home to several national champion specimen trees. The Association wishes to extend its grateful thanks to Mrs Ansell Hawkins for making such a wonderful afternoon possible. A members’ trip is leaving the Island this month […]

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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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Jersey Bat Group Walk 11th May Val de la Mare

A great opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the environment whilst learning something new about local wildlife. Have you ever wondered what a bat sounds like? What they eat? Where they live? If they really are as blind as people say? If you answer yes to any of these questions, then the Jersey Bat Group […]

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Jersey’s Alder Collection

In a meadow which borders the Corbiere Walk in St Brelade is the island’s finest collection of alder trees. Approximately 60 trees from a number of different Alnus species form a unique collection in Jersey which was awarded National Plant Collection status by the National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens (NCCPG) in 1991. The […]

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Jersey Tree Register

Have you ever wondered which are Jersey’s finest trees? If you have, then you will be pleased to learn that the answer to that question is held in a long list of trees held by Jersey Trees for Life some of which will be highligted on this website in the coming months. About 15 trees […]

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Ash Die Back – Update

We have been asked about the situation regarding Ash Die back, and for now there is little news. This time of year, without foliage, it is impossible to identify or check for disease. There has been only one case in Jersey so far, amongst a batch of imported trees, and no cases on established trees. […]

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Secondary school workshops at Val de la Mare

Jersey Trees for Life and Jersey Water are offering all secondary schools the opportunity to send their students on a free workshop at Val de la Mare. On arrival the students will be given a walk through the Forgotten Forest learning about the importance of trees in their native habitats and their ability to influence clean […]

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AGM and Christmas Lunch dates confirmed.

The Association is delighted to inform its members that the date for the Annual General Meeting is confirmed as Tuesday July 16th. The venue will be Les Charrieres Country Hotel; the meeting will be preceded by a members’ walk in the surrounding country lanes and followed by a dinner. Details will be sent out with the newsletter. Wednesday 4th December is confirmed […]

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Volunteer work in Jersey

Our launch sponsor for the Val de la Mare Arboretum – Forgotten Forest – project, R&H Trust Co. (Jersey) Ltd. is sending two teams of staff to help maintain their Elm Trial zone in the Arboretum. We look forward to welcoming them on 18th May and again on 8th June. Waitrose St Helier staff recently (late […]

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