LEADER Grant – Enhancing South Oxfordshire’s forestry sector

posted on May 12, 2010

Sylva has been awarded a LEADER grant to support woodland owners in mapping and managing their woodlands in the Southern Oxfordshire LEADER area and to provide a platform for reconnecting the local wood-chain.  Our myForest Service will be the main tool for supporting this work.

SYLVA have teamed up with the Oxfordshire Woodland Project to work on the enhancement of South Oxfordshire’s forestry sector and to achieve the range of social, economic and environmental benefits that go hand in hand with sustainably managed and productive woodlands.

Through the myForest service, the project aims to promote the Southern Oxfordshire LEADER area as a “beacon” of forestry and as an example of how local links between woodland owners and wood-using business can be fostered to achieve sustainable rural economies.

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