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Ash Die-Back Disease

If the Ash Die-Back Disease ( Chalara fraxinea ) now identified in many eastern counties of the UK spreads and develops as it has in Denmark and other parts of Europe, we could lose up to 90% of our ash trees. This stark fact has recently struck the British public, rural and urban alike, and the scientists are saying there is very little we can do to stop nature taking its course. Losses of that level would have a devastating effect on Britain's woodlands and on game management and shooting alike but we must try to remain ...read more

Posted by: Charles Nodder / 14 November 2012 at 21:25 / Comment