On Sunday 20th October, Sylva Foundation Foundation will be celebrating the completion of the reconstruction of the Anglo-Saxon ‘House of Wessex’ at the Sylva Wood Centre by holding a public open day.
We have a very exciting programme of activities lined up for our first Anglo-Saxon open weekend, as part of our House of Wessex project, 13-14 October. Free Entry. Fun for all the family.
“Sometimes you have to check,” writes Ruth Pavey in her book, A Wood of One’s Own, “just in case life means you to do a somersault.” Join us at WoodWords 2018 to hear about her own modest upheaval – buying a piece of land at auction on the Somerset Levels, with a view to creating a new woodland.
Thursday 24th May, 6:30 – 9:30pm SYLVA WOOD CENTRE, OXFORDSHIRE, OX14 4QT WoodWords 2018 brings together five authors who share a passion for trees and the environment, and a common fascination in our relationships with nature. At this, our second WoodWords literary evening, they will tell the stories behind their latest books – splinters and…
On this RFS course, learn how to create a myForest account, map a woodland area, add attribute data, and generate a management plan and associated maps. We will look at what is required from a good management plan and how myForest can help you.
It’s just two weeks to go until we open the doors of the Sylva Wood Centre for Oxfordshire ArtWeeks: 14-22 May. We look forward to welcoming you.
Tickets are still available to this exciting event: the inaugural WoodWords™ literary evening. Listen to and meet authors Richard Fortey, Gabriel Hemery, Rob Penn and Paul Sellers. Book now to avoid disappointment.
In partnership with the National Forest Company, the Sylva Foundation recently ran a successful one day myForest for Education workshop for Forest School Leaders and woodland owners.
A free workshop will bring together managers of ash research sites, concerned land-owners and managers of woodlands experiencing or threatened by Chalara ash dieback. The aim is to share information and experience and to renew partnerships in ash genetics and tree improvement research.
The first of two practical workshops has taken place on woodland management planning and community engagement for people involved in community-owned and -managed woodlands. Free places are available for the second event on 23rd November at Marston Vale . . .