Ips typographus was first identified in the UK in 2018. Since then multiple teams at the Forestry Commission, Forest Research and Defra have been working together to manage this invasive pest. Here's how.
The oak lace bug is a tree pest that feeds on oak leaves. It’s not known to be in the UK, but it’s vital that we keep an eye out for it to protect our oak trees. Our Biosecurity Officer, Freddy Toft, explains more.
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