With ash die-back disease now in the Midlands, staff at The National Forest are issuing precautions to people visiting the woodland across three counties.
So far, the Forest is free of the disease, but it has been found in Shropshire, Warwickshire, Lincolnshire and elsewhere in Leicestershire.
Wesley Smith reports.
People in the Peak District are being asked to notify park authories if they have planted any ash trees in the past six years.
More worrying developments for the future of the ash trees so many people love.