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Until the UK receives satisfactory evidence of compliance with the required standard, any imports of oak trees subject to the strengthened UK legislation from this area will not be permitted.
Andrew Heald revisits Confor's Plant Health action plan and considers the Ips Typgraphus outbreak in Europe.
By Ian Murgatroyd, EU exit plant health regulations lead, and Dr John Morgan, head of plant health, Forestry Commission England.
Confor has welcomed strengthened measures on the import of oak into England that are to be introduced to protect trees from the threat of Oak Processionary Moth (OPM).
Kay Haw from the UK Squirrel Accord talks about the fluffy challenge as part of our series The Forestry Century.
... to prevent the introduction of oak lace bug into Great Britain. Read Confor's response.
Do you care about the health of our trees, woods and #forests? Take this short survey ...
... to prevent the introduction of oak lace bug into Great Britain (Corythucha arcuata).
The latest on pests and diseases from Forestry Commission England
Confor has renewed its call to the forestry industry to do everything possible to prevent the spread of a pest which has caused extensive damage to forests across Europe.