Barnaby Wylder is our Plant Health Forestry Lead in the North West of England. In this blog he reflects upon ten years of handling ash dieback cases, and what the future might hold for our ash trees.
It is not always possible to see tree pests and diseases and they spread easily in soil or organic material carried on footwear, clothing, and bike tyres. Some tree diseases need water to disperse, so the risk of these being spread increases when conditions are wet.
Discover the important work our Plant Health Forestry team carries out at the borders to prevent tree pests and diseases from entering the country.
Now in its 2nd year, Bella Murfin and Naomi Matthiessen, job share Directors, reflect on the last 6 months of the Nature for Climate Fund Tree Programmein Defra.
The new Oak Processionary Moth Groups Grant has opened. Here's why and how you should apply for it.
Find out how the Forestry Commission have been working as part of a collaborative UK wide approach since the first discovery of Phytophthora pluvialis in the UK.
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.
Sir William Worsley, Chair of the Forestry Commission, reflects on the new England Trees Action Plan.
Find out more about the citizen science project Observatree in this guest blog.
Petrakia liobae is a disease threatening Beech trees in central Europe. Know what to look out for and how to report suspected findings.