Information on Chalara Dieback in Ash Trees

Information on Chalara Dieback in Ash Trees Chalara dieback of ash trees has been found in four tree nurseries in England and at three sites which were recently planted with ash trees – at a Forestry Commission Scotland woodland west of Glasgow, at a Leicester car park, and in the grounds of a South Yorkshire […]

Government Considers Ban on Ash Tree Movements

The United Kingdom Government is considering legislation to ban the movement of ash trees from areas where the destructive Chalara dieback disease of ash trees might be present, the Forestry Commission and the Food & Environment Research agency (Fera) announced today. The announcement follows the discovery of ash trees infected by the Chalara fraxinea fungus […]

ICF Welcomes Ban on Ash Imports

ICF Welcomes Ban on Ash Imports The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) welcomes the environment minister Owen Paterson’s decision to ban all imports of Ash trees and impose tight restrictions on its movements in the UK from Monday 29 October. The ICF, the National Trust and the Woodland Trust had submitted a joint response to […]