Calling all foresters, woodland owners and tree spotters! A good example of a Wild Cherry Prunus avium tree is wanted by the authors of The New Sylva to be featured as an illustration in the book. The tree must meet the following requirements to qualify as a candidate for a treeContinue Reading

Sarah Simblet has been making the most of the cold weather, retreating indoors to illustrate some of nature’s tiny hidden wonders using a microscope. Exploring the collection of materials at the University of Oxford’s Herbarium, Sarah found a cross-section of a female cone from a Scots Pine Pinus sylvestris. TheContinue Reading

Sylva Foundation

Tree and forestry charity, the Sylva Foundation, has appointed Sarah Simblet as Artist in Residence. The two year appointment for co-author and artist Sarah Simblet will support the production of the majority of drawings for The New Sylva. The Sylva Foundation will be supporting the book launch in 2014 withContinue Reading