This is a sad day for ash woodlands in Dorset and across the UK.
Further loss of these beautiful trees will undoubtedly affect the species which depend on them to survive.
Therefore, we are asking members of the public to be vigilant, and report any sightings of affected ash trees to the Forestry Commission immediately.”
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