BBC Tree Disease Feature

BBC Tree Disease Feature on iPlayer Last night the BBC gave coverage to the phytophthora pathogen problems in Wales and tonight Forest Research will be on the news. Footage of extensive areas of felled larch taken from a hot air balloon is very dramatic. The feature piece on FR and tree diseases is on at […]

Longhorn Beetle Found in UK

  Longhorn Beetle Found in UK   The Asian long-horned beetle (ALB) has been found for the first time in the UK, causing serious concern among Foresters and Arboriculturists about the possibility of a wider outbreak. The Forestry Commission has issued a press release with details on measures to be taken to contain the threat. […]

ICF Announces Important Films on Catastrophic Plant Disease

The ICF National Conference was today used as a launch pad for two important films intended to combat the threat to Britain’s woodlands posed by two devastating Phytophthora pathogens, Phytophthora ramorum and Phytophthora kernoviae. The films, which come in short and long versions, provide vital information and advice on how to prevent the spread of […]