Tree pests and diseases

Trees and woods are crucial. They provide homes for wildlife, clean air and water, food and fuel.

But they're under threat.

60 million trees have been taken by Dutch Elm disease

126 million trees in British woods at risk of ash dieback

19 pests and diseases are attacking our native trees, six have reached epidemic levels. And at least 11 more diseases are nearing our borders.

We must stand up for them.

Find out more about our key pests and diseases...