V I S I O N
SYLVICS exists to inspire & empower people to steward Earth's forests so that we grow trees adaptively & create wholistic ecological impact in the longest term.
FRIENDS OF SYLVICS
Founder || Satellite Forester
Jacob is a young visionary in the field of forestry. He attained a Bachelor's of Science in Forestry, is a certified Wilderness First Responder, and is a certified Nurseryman in the State of Illinois.
He is experienced in leadership, facilitation, environmental education, forest management, outdoor adventure, and other skills crucial to design a successful startup forestry business.
Video Editor || Media Designer
John is a visionary of media & arts. He is interested in psychology. His picture and video editing skills boost SYLVICS' ability to tell stories and connect with people.
Leadership Mentor || Product Developer
Sudd shares his insights on leadership, helping ground our development in realistic, critical goals. He is helping SYLVICS base itself in design thinking.
V A L U E S
These are our shared
values as a team
sylvics- the study of the life history and general characteristics of forest trees and stands, with particular reference to environmental factors, as a basis for the practice of sylviculture.
sylviculture- the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health, and quality of forests and woodlands to meet the diverse needs and values of landowners and society on a sustainable basis.
The Dictionary of Forestry by John A. Helms & Society of American Foresters