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Forest Research scientists Ana Perez-Sierra and Joan Webber, with Animal and Plant Health Agency inspectors Edward Birchall and Lucy Carson-Taylor, provide an update on this emerging risk to plants and trees across Europe.
News in brief, in depth and new guidance on pests and diseases.
The plight of our most iconic native tree, the oak, is the subject of a new film released by Woodland Heritage. The film highlights some of the crucial research that is ongoing to counter Acute Oak Decline.
The latest on pests and diseases from Forestry Commission England
New confirmation of a Phytophthora ramorum (Pr) infection (Ramorum disease) on larch in Yorkshire.
DEFRA (Animal and Plant Health Agency) have prepared this useful summary that highlights the importance of good biosecurity, steps you can take, and where you can find further information on this issue.
FC South West e-alert
An update on deer management by Peter Watson, chief executive of the deer initiative.
Kerstin Leslie and Tim Liddon of Tilhill Forestry have a closer look at weevil control strategies.