The New Sylva features in Top Books of the Year by the Mail on Sunday. The New Sylva – A Discourse of Forest and Orchard Trees for the 21st Century by Gabriel Hemery and Sarah Simblet (Bloomsbury). An unparalleled understanding of our trees, updating John Evelyn’s 17th-century Sylva, the first comprehensiveContinue Reading

I’m looking forward to being interviewed this morning by BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz on BBC Radio Oxford. I will be talking about forests and the work of the Sylva Foundation — the Oxfordshire-based charity I co-founded five years ago — and The New Sylva which was released in the USContinue Reading

A filmed interview for a BBC TV Newsnight programme – part of a featured debate on the Government’s plans to dispose of the public forest estate in England. Listen to my full interview.Continue Reading

There will be a film broadcast, on the BBC2 Newsnight programme, about the proposed sale of the public forest estate in England.  The film will feature a range of interviews from different stakeholders, including myself, prior to a studio debate. Update … the film was broadcast on Wednesday 26th January. Continue Reading