Due to Covid-19, we have reduced personnel at the offices of the Sylva Foundation and our premises at the Sylva Wood Centre. Emails and phone messages are being checked but please allow a little longer than usual to receive a response.
Please do not arrange a formal visit without first checking with us. Members of the public are free to enjoy our network of permitted paths through the Future Forest as usual.

news

Talking trees and forests with BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz

posted on October 27, 2014
BBC Radio Oxford

Gabriel Hemery on BBC Radio Oxford

On Sunday our Chief Executive Gabriel Hemery was interviewed by BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz on BBC Radio Oxford. He talked about forests and the work of the Sylva Foundation, and The New Sylva book which was released in the US last week.

“It’s terrific to have a wood evangelist on the show!” Will Gompertz, BBC Arts Editor

You can listen to the programme on the BBC website for one week only (fast forward to 1:08)


Comments (0)

Celebrating 350 years of John Evelyn’s Sylva

posted on March 13, 2014
Nature - In Retrospect: Sylva

Nature – In Retrospect: Sylva

Sylva CEO Gabriel Hemery has written an article celebrating the 350th anniversary of John Evelyn’s 1664 Sylva. It was published today in Nature, the international weekly journal of science.

Read the article here

Hemery, G (2014) In retrospect: Sylva. Nature, 507, 166–167, (13 March 2014), doi:10.1038/507166a


Comments (0)