Trees face huge challenges
With more new pests and diseases reaching our shores tackling pests and diseases is now an urgent priorityLearn about the threats
This disease was first reported in the UK in the 1970s but was relatively uncommon until around five years ago.
A new strain of horse chestnut canker has seen cases surge across the UK, affecting trees of all ages and spanning from the south of England to the north and Scotland.
If you think you’ve spotted this disease please inform the Forestry Commission using the Tree Alert reporting tool. Three good-quality digital photographs are required to aid identification.
For more information visit the Forestry Commission.