Re: Ireland bans Ash imports due to 'Chalara dieback'
Are you sure that it has ? It has reached the UK but I haven't seen any reports of it in Ireland. The Woodland Trust suggests checking all young ash plantations and reporting and destroying infected trees.
Originally Posted by Yojimbo
In the UK, it has been found in East Anglia. That would make me wonder if it was wind borne, which would mean that it would almost inevitably be widespread there and here.
It is very serious indeed. Ash is one of our few native trees and holds an important place in the ecosystem.
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