Tree and hedge species recommended for the wider countryside by the Jersey Tree and Hedgerow Forum October 2019
Jersey’s south west coast includes a number of well-connected heathland sites. The long and narrow coastal site of La Lande du Ouest, otherwise known as Gorselands, stretches from the Prison west towards Corbière lighthouse with large areas covered by heather, gorse and coastal grassland ….
The sand dunes of Les Blanches Banques, set in and around St Ouen’s Bay in St Brelade and at the heart of the Jersey National Park is recognised biologically as being one the richest sites of its kind in the Island and has been described as ‘undoubtedly one of the premier dune systems in Europe for its scientific interest’.
Les Landes de L’Est, otherwise known as Les Landes, is one of the Island’s largest Sites of Special Interest (SSI), covering 102 hectares and forming the north-west corner of the Jersey National Park. It is the largest single block of maritime heathland anywhere in the Channel Islands and offers visitors a feeling of wildness and remoteness.
A local guide to help you identify insect Orders such as beetles, butterflies, bugs and bees.
A locally produced flower guide for use on the fixed timed insect counts (FIT counts) as part of the pollinator project monitoring scheme.