I am being interviewed on BBC Radio Oxford today. I will join interviewer Bill Heine on his Sunday morning show to talk about trees and the work of the Sylva Foundation. If you missed it you can Listen Again on the BBC website (for one week only). Gabriel HemeryContinue Reading

The diversity of the walnut world always holds surprises and today I received a fascinating enquiry.  Donna Beveridge wrote to me with a plea for help in sourcing walnuts for sick Parrots on the tiny Scottish island of Kerrera (population 35): “I am a volunteer at The Island Parrot SanctuaryContinue Reading

Today I met legendary chef Raymond Blanc, at the stunning Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons.  We met to discuss the combining of chickens and egg production with organic fruit production in orchards.  Hopefully RB and I will be working together on an exciting new project in the future. I willContinue Reading

I am delighted to have been promoted to a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Foresters. I am proud to be a Chartered Forester as I believe that the profession needs to be promoted more widely in a positive light, and because I strongly support the importance of the ICFContinue Reading

I have been working professionally for 18 years this year.  When this dawned on me I was surprised!  As my career continues to develop I find that it is widening beyond my core work as a forestry scientist, and I am interacting more and more with people from completely differentContinue Reading