Ash Dieback (Chalara Fraxinea)

The Forest of Avon Trust is very concerned about the potential spread of Ash Dieback to Avon, Gloucestershire and Somerset’s ash trees. The Trust is also very concerned about the need to take a sober view of how to effectively deal with/ respond to the issue going forwards. For the latest assessment of the facts, please click on this link¬†121106 Chalara Key Scientific Facts.

As a first step, the Trust is checking for Ash Dieback when on site and circulating accurate information about the disease. If you want to help, details of the disease, what to look for and where to report are available here. If you find something, please also email

Keep watching this space for updates on the disease and our response to it.

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