Tag Archive for 'land management'

Guernsey Conservation Volunteers give reeds a chance at Marais Rise

October 28th, 2012 by Richard Lord

The Guernsey Conservation Volunteers worked at Marais Rise reed bed close to Belle Greve Bay on the invigorating sunny and windy morning of Saturday 27 October 2012. The Marais Rise reed bed is States of Guernsey land that the Guernsey Conservation Volunteers work to maintain and manage. The volunteers have worked on the Marais Rise […]

Enter 2012 Guernsey Conservation Awards by 25 May deadline

May 17th, 2012 by Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards

“Go online, enter this year’s Conservation Awards competition and win funding for your environmental project.” That is the message from organisers of the new-look Insurance Corporation Conservation Awards. “In the past we have rewarded successful conservation projects but for 2012 we are changing the emphasis to help fund ideas and potential initiatives,” said competition founder […]

State Street employees remove invasive species from L’Eree headland

October 6th, 2011 by State Street

L’Eree headland will be a more welcoming environment to native vegetation and wildlife after employees from State Street cleared sour figs, Carpobrotus edulis, which had infested the area. Twelve employees removed 2.8 metric tonnes of sour fig, a succulent plant that grows in flat spreading mounds and was introduced to Britain in the nineteenth century. […]

RBSI volunteers give trees a helping hand at Val des Terres, St Peter Port

June 20th, 2011 by Richard Lord

RBSI volunteers worked for hours on 10 June 2011 to cut by hand the tall grasses and other plants that had overgrown the trees planted by The Guernsey Society of the Men of the Trees (GMOTT) at the top of Le Val des Terres. Clive Anderson participated in the original Guernsey Society of the Men […]

Tree Care Session at Val des Terre at 9.30 am on 26 June

June 21st, 2010 by Andrew McCutcheon

I would like to invite you to come along to a Tree Care session at the top of the Val des Terres, this Saturday 26th June at 9.30am to do some weeding and cutting.  Please bring shears, hooks, secateurs, and knives, and bring your partners too!  Also please bring gloves and long sleeved clothing as […]