Ash dieback – the Woodland Trust's position
This position statement sets out the Trust’s stance on ash dieback and how to deal with it.
The disease, caused by the fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, presents a major threat to the UK’s treescape. It is likely to wipe out at least 80% of our ash trees, impacting on both people and wildlife.
The statement explains what we are doing to best respond to this epidemic.Download PDF (333 KB)