We invite you to join us exploring what’s on offer at the Sylva Wood School in our next Open Day.
training is one of Sylva Foundation’s core values
As we come to the end of 2023, we are delighted to report that Sylva Foundation has continued to flourish. In this impact report you will read how our vision of a society that cares for nature, while living with it in harmony, is evident in all the diverse areas of our charity. Fundamental to this are our key values, and in this, our third impact report, we are delighted to share how one of our values – innovation runs throughout our work at Sylva Foundation.
As part of our outreach work, we have been providing support to undergraduates on the Rural Enterprise and Land Management, Rural Property Management and Environmental Land Management degree courses, at Harper Adams University in Shropshire.
An innovative training course took place in collaboration with the Northwoods Innovation Programme last month to trial planned enhancements to the myForest Inventory system.
Students on the Sylva Professional Course were given a behind the scenes tour of Gaze Burvill and a tour of English Woodlands Timber last week, and it was a perfect opportunity to launch an exciting new collaboration.
Recently, we welcomed the new students at the Sylva Wood School.
We are delighted to publish a full report of the amazing 2022 Summer School run in partnership with the V&A Museum. In September 2022, the third annual Sylva Wood Summer School took place in collaboration with the V&A Museum, and specifically the Make Good: Rethinking Material Futures programme to create ‘Field Notes.’ This exciting collaboration…
The V&A and Sylva Foundation are hosting a summer school and inviting creative practitioners to take part. The Field Notes project will provide a unique opportunity for those with an interest in wood as a material, and in forests and woodlands as a place for learning and growing. . For Sylva Foundation, the collaboration is…
In September, Sylva Foundation hosted a Summer School for young creative people to promote design and craft using home-grown timber. The inspiring report from the workshop is published today to coincide with Grown in Britain week.
We are pleased to launch a new campaign aiming to establish a fund to support young craftspeople who graduate from our Professional Making Course. The Sylva Wood School Fellowship Fund will allow us to appoint Fellows, chosen from our course alumni.