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Bingley Country Park, Bradford.
The Forestry Commission in partnership with Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Tilhill and Forest Research.
Confor responds to The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee new inquiry
Restrictions on the movement of sweet chestnut and oak materials within Devon and Dorset are changing.
Confor has reassured members that the impact of small, isolated findings of Phytophthora ramorum on Sitka spruce are likely to be “localised and minimal”.
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has launched a new virtual Centre of Expertise for Plant Health during a visit to SASA this morning.
Imports of high-risk plants and firewood must be brought to an end within five years, to safeguard the health of UK forests, according to a new report by Confor.
Protecting our trees and plants, whether productive crops or designated habitats, from imported pests and diseases, will require concerted and co-ordinated action from all parties: governments, landowners and managers, and nurseries.
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.