Sylva Foundation is proud to launch an innovative new project for myForest users called Forest Lab, in partnership with Forest Research. This exciting initiative uses the latest technology to advance knowledge exchange between landowners and scientists; the collection and sharing of data by volunteer ‘stewardship scientists’ aims to improve forest resilience, enhance forest biodiversity, and protect nature and the landscape.
Following the launch of the government-funded PIES project last year, we are pleased to announce the expansion of the project thanks to additional funding provided by Fores
Data from our recent survey confirms significant inequality in Britain’s woodworking industry. The report will be launched at the opening of Woodworking and Gender: What the Story? seminar on Friday 13th October 2023
Sylva Foundation is one of a number of organisations that have been working closely with government to support innovation and action promoting tree health. Earlier this week, our CEO Dr Gabriel Hemery spoke at a government stakeholder event about one of these innovations, Forest Lab. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has…
Landowners and managers across England are invited to apply for an innovative package of fully-funded advice, providing vital information to support them in taking the next steps in managing existing woodland and/or creating new wooded areas.
A beautiful oak sculpture — one of 11 to be located across the UK — was unveiled at the Sylva Wood Centre in Oxfordshire on 18th November to celebrate the new Charter for Trees, Woods and People.
We are pleased to be part of a Grown in Britain consortium, led by English Woodlands Timber, that has been awarded funding by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to explore how hardwood supply chains in the UK could be improved.
The Sylva Foundation has been gifted land and buildings to develop a centre for innovation in home-grown wood. The generous gift from a private donor was given to help the charity develop . . .