nurturing a wood culture, growing a future

Oxford Energy Futures: 10th June

This is the second year that Sylva will contribute to Oxford Energy Futures seminar. Alistair will present a talk entitled Wood fuel in the UK: a general overview and latest developments in the sector. University of Oxford – 10th June, 2011 Oxford Energy Futures is a Conference focusing on the latest energy topics, with contributions from…

First data for Sylva Scholar

Two months after the start of the logs experiment, I have begun collecting the first samples. I have been in the field revisiting all 170 logs across two woodland sites, collecting a sample of every fungus found on each log for molecular analysis. This data will be used for statistical analysis to identify differences in…

Pear Rust survey

We have launched a new survey under our TreeWatch initiative in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society. We are asking volunteers to help by adopting a Pear tree Pyrus communis and observing it regularly for the European Pear Rust Gymnosporangium sabinae. The new survey has been added to our new look TreeWatch website, which was…