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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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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Perfect gift for tree lovers

The New Sylva - a detailed and sumptuous celebration of Britain's trees & forests.

Purchase a signed copy. All proceeds to charity.

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National survey

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

The main report, released on December 18th, revealed that there is much work to do, with little progress seen on implementing adaptation to date (read more).

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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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