About Gabriel Hemery

Welcome to my personal website celebrating the wonders of trees, forests, and wood. I’m a published author, and keen photographer focusing on trees. By profession I’m a silvologist, or forest scientist. I live near Oxford in the UK where I’m Chief Executive of Sylva Foundation, an environmental charity I co-founded in 2009. Read my Biography.

Gabriel Hemery
Gabriel Hemery

My Books

Tall Trees Short Stories

Green Gold: The Epic True Story of Victorian Plant Hunter John Jeffrey

The New Sylva by Bloomsbury Publishing

Tree Photography

Share in my passion for the silvan world through my tree photography.

The Tree Photographer
The Tree Photographer

Silvology

Read insights into the latest news concerning silvology (study of forests) from a professional silvologist (forestry scientist).

And More…

Delve into my blog to discover ideas and opinions about trees and forestry; ranging from art and history, silviculture and wood technology, to global environmentalism. I also provide readers with news about my writing, including unique insights into my book projects, plus early-bird discounts, and free book giveaways. I also offer a monthly newsletter – subscribe here.

My Books

I like to express my passion for trees, forestry, and the environment through my books. These range from a major non-fiction work with Bloomsbury, which updated John Evelyn’s 1664 Sylva, to a biographical novel about a Victorian plant hunter. Read more

Tree Photography

I’m a semi-professional photographer specialising trees and forests. I sometimes sell prints in my Shop, and I’m available for commission work.

Silvology

I’m a silvologist. Silvology is the biological science of studying forests, incorporating the understanding of natural forest ecosystems, and the effects and development of silvicultural practices. Read more

silvology