Ash Die Back Guide

Ash dieback is a highly destructive fungal disease affecting ash trees. It causes leaf loss and canopy decline and in some cases causes the trees to die. The disease was first officially recorded in the UK in 2012 and is now widespread across England, Wales and Scotland.

THIS GUIDANCE IS FOR YOU IF:

  • You are a homeowner or landowner and have trees on your land.
  • You think you may have ash trees on your land.

THIS GUIDE WILL HELP YOU TO:

  • Understand what ash dieback disease is and its impacts.
  • Learn to spot ash trees and understand what the signs of ash dieback look like.
  • Understand your responsibilities.
  • Understand options for managing affected ash trees.
  • Understand the value of ash trees and the environmental impact of ash dieback.
  • Understand the importance of replanting trees where possible and what species to plant

Link to Ash Die Back Guide

This page was added by Ian Phillips on 18/03/2021.

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