nurturing a wood culture, growing a future

Extra functions for agent accounts

We recently noticed that quite a few myForest users have registered for both an agent account to manage their clients, and a business account to promote their business. Rather than use two separate accounts, we thought it would be easier if users could access business functions from their agent accounts.  From now on then, all users of…

Lucius Cary appointed Sylva trustee

Lucius Cary OBE has joined the board of trustees of the Sylva Foundation. Lucius is the founder and managing director of Oxford Technology Management Ltd, which has specialised in making and managing investments in start-up technology-based businesses since 1983. He has a degree in engineering and economics from Oxford University, an MBA from Harvard Business…

10,000ha of woodlands mapped on myForest

A major milestone was reached earlier this week when the area of woodland mapped on our myForest service exceeded 10,000 hectares. The 10,000ha of woodland on myForest has been registered by some 475 different owners across Britain. Despite this achievement we are only looking forward, in exploring how best we can support Britain’s woodland owners…

Artist in Residence- Sarah Simblet

Dr Sarah Simblet has been appointed Sylva’s first Artist in Residence. During her two year residency Sarah will be producing a unique catalogue of drawings celebrating our forests and trees. These will be featured in a major new tree book to be published in 2014, supported by the Sylva Foundation. Sarah will co-author the book…