Islanders plant 300 trees for Arbor Day

Islanders in Alderney have helped plant 300 native trees this weekend for Arbor Day.

Arbor Day, an old tradition to help re-populate island trees, was revived by Alderney Wildlife Trust nine years ago.

Members of the junior section of Alderney Wildlife Trust are also make birdboxes over the weekend.

Roland Gauvain, manager of Alderney Wildlife Trust, says the tradition goes back to the 1930's.