Ash dieback disease at six more sites

affected tree
The disease caused the death of 90% of ash trees in Denmark Credit: Forestry Commission

The Forestry Commission in Wales has confirmed that the disease has been found in five newly-planted Welsh government woodlands in Wentwood and the Wye Valley. All the young trees on these sites have been lifted and destroyed as a precautionary measure.

The disease was also confirmed in North Wales, at a newly-planted site at Glynllifon College, in Gwynedd.

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Ash dieback disease

Ash dieback disease has been found in more sites in Wales