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Gabriel has played a lead role in creating and developing, as well as managing, a large number of innovative forestry and environmental initiatives. Click on the images to read more.

Sylva Foundation

Sylva Foundation

Gabriel co-founded the Sylva Foundation with Sir Martin Wood in 2009. He is currently Chief Executive.

TreeWatch

TreeWatch

Gabriel created TreeWatch and manages the initiative for the Sylva Foundation. Have you adopted your tree yet?

OneOak project

OneOak project

Gabriel created and manages the OneOak project for the Sylva Foundation. An education project following the full life story of one oak tree.

Walnut research

Kyrgyzstan walnut research

Gabriel conducted a large research programme to improve walnut tree growing in Britain. Work took him to Kyrgyzstan, across Europe and the United States.

Forestry Horizons

Forestry Horizons

Forestry Horizons is the independent forestry think-tank run by the Sylva Foundation. It was created and is managed by Gabriel.

myForest service

myForest service

Gabriel helped develop the concept of the myForest service with colleagues Alistair Yeomans and Richard Pigott of the Sylva Foundation. An innovative service for woodland owners and businesses aiming to link the woodchain across Britain.

Chickens and Trees

Poultry In Natural Environments

Gabriel played a leading role in the PINE project - an innovative research project introducing chickens into new farm woodlands. The birds were sold to Tesco and the research led to changes in the rearing of free-range poultry.

Paradise Wood

Paradise Wood

Paradise Wood - Gabriel created the concept for a woodland dedicated to research of broadleaved trees while working for the Northmoor Trust. He designed the woodland and planted 50,000 trees at the site, including dozens of novel trials.

Forestry research

forestry trials

As a founding member and a leading researcher of the British & Irish Hardwoods Improvement Programme, Gabriel planted dozens of trials across the UK and Ireland. He collaborated widely with research institutions across Europe and North America.

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