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Chalara ash dieback is bad news

It has been sweeping through Europe since 1992 and was first discovered in the UK in 2012, and here in 2015. We are now at a point where we must act quickly to remove dying ash trees to ensure Silk Wood is healthy, diverse, and resilient for future generations.

Photo shows someone holding two ash leaves. The one of the left has seven green leaflets that form the overall leaf. The one on the right is a similar form leaf but is brown and wilted, which is a clear indication of ash dieback disease.