The Sylva team has welcomed in the New Year in the best way possible: inviting hundreds of young people to plant trees in the Future Forest.
Sylva’s staff, Education Manager Jen Hurst and volunteer Pieternel Overweel, have been working closely with 20 primary school classes (500 children) thanks to funding from Tesco Bags of Help and the Ernest Cook Trust.
During January the team has been visiting the schools to talk about trees, forestry and tree planting. All the children will be visiting the site of the Future Forest to plant their trees during February. These young students are excited to be joining the Sylva Tree Team.
Our FS children travelled to the site this week to make their contribution: