an environmental charity working to revive Britain's wood culture

Sylva works across Britain caring for forests, to ensure they thrive for people and for nature, and supporting innovation in home-grown wood.

We deliver public benefit under four main themes: science, education, forestry and wood

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headline activities

New Sylva prints auction

Eighty special edition prints from the award-winning book The New Sylva are being auctioned to raise money for the charity.

Auction live during 2015.

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Job opportunity

We are seeking to appoint a Development Officer (fundraising) to join our dynamic team based in rural Oxfordshire.

Two year full-time post, with possibility for extension. Salary £30-£35,000 p.a. dependent upon experience. Closing date 25th October.

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National survey on resilience

The British Woodlands Survey 2015 explored resilience and adaptation to environmental change. 

Preliminary results have been announced (read more). A full report will be published in Winter 2015.

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latest news

Students visit Wood Centre

October 5, 2015

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We rely on support from individuals, trusts or foundations, and businesses.

Please consider giving to one of our campaigns, or perhaps giving regularly to our charitable work.

We welcome enquiries from individuals interested in discussing legacies or major gifts.

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