Threats to trees from pests and diseases examined at forest health day

A Forest Research pathologist will update the sector on the latest information on pests and diseases during a forest health seminar day tomorrow.

The Forest Health Day is being run by Forest Research and is held in Galloway, southern Scotland, on 8 October.

The morning session will include:

  • An overview of current threats to trees and those that may be just over the horizon
  • The basics of what to look for as indicators of when things may be going wrong as a result of pests or disease
  • How to monitor these indicators
  • How to report them and to whom
  • Any specific concerns raised regarding trees and pests and diseases

The afternoon will focus on site visits and lunch is provided.

Contact christine.leslie@forestry.gsi.gov.uk.

 

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