Exeter City Council is seeking volunteers to help map the Devon city's tree canopy, which it fears may be declining.
Woodland managers, land owners, the forest industry and tree nurseries are being urged to remain vigilant after the Plant Health Service intercepted a finding of Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) caterpillars on turkey oak trees imported from the Netherlands on 11 June
Scotland saw 11,200 hectares of new forest planting in 2018/19, well ahead of the official annual target 10,000ha, new figures published today (13 June) show.
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With action difficult and labour intensive, accurate identification of this root disease is key to tackling infection.
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